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CS Environment, Prof Judi Wakhungu says Coal isn’t Clean

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Regional Development, Prof. Judi Wakhungu stated that coal isn’t clean contrary to previous government position and claims by the project proponents, Amu Power. Those arguing against environmentalists opposing the projects have always maintained that the project will use clean coal technologies which will keep the environment

Culture, Climate Change and the Real Cost of Coal

This week, an important meeting of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee came to an underwhelming end; thousands of people across the world were hoping the Committee, in its 41st session just concluded in Poland, would live up to its mandate, prioritise culture over

KNCHR raises red flag on impact of Lamu mega projects

A government human rights watchdog has raised the red flag on the ongoing mega infrastructure projects in Lamu and wants MPs to intervene to protect local communities from “devastating effects”. The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) has petitioned the parliamentary Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to investigate

Kirubi-backed firm gets NEMA nod to build Lamu coal power plant

Source: Money & Markets Construction work for the billionaire Chris Kirubi backed Sh200 billion (US$2 billion) Lamu Coal Power Project is set to begin after the Kenyan government’s environmental watchdog brushed aside public protests and issued it with an environmental compliance license. National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) issued the licence