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West Africa faces up to an environmental crisis

West Africa faces up to an environmental crisis Ebire

People in West Africa are confronting enormous environmental problems, and Canada isn’t part of the solution, writes David Israelson, a writer and consultant based in Toronto Lots of people who fish complain about their catch, but Abdulahi Traore has good reason. “We don’t catch what our families can consume for a day,” he says, pointing to a plastic box holding ...

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Africa takes stand ahead Warsaw climate conference

Africa takes stand ahead Warsaw climate conference Figueres1

African nations have resolved to take a common position as the basis for negotiations on strengthening the international climate change regime through full, effective and sustained implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol (KP). While agreeing that the key messages on negotiations for the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties ...

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Africa’s biggest solar photovoltaic plant unveiled in Mauritania

Africa’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant was launched last Thursday in Nouakchott, the capital of Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Built by Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy specialist Masdar, the $32 million 15 megawatts (MW) scheme, which is the first utility-scale solar power installation in the country, will provide up to 10 percent of Mauritania’s power. The plant consists of 29,826 micromorph ...

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