World Trade Organisation addresses environmental issues

World Trade Organisation addresses environmental issues

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has launched a new publication in response to common questions about environmental issues.
IEA’s report gauges the effect of the pandemic on climate goals

IEA’s report gauges the effect of the pandemic on climate goals

The International Energy Agency has launched the World Energy Outlook 2020, the flagship publication which focuses on the next decade and exploring different pathways out of the crisis.
Tanzania: AfDB aided project improves access to water and sanitation

Tanzania: AfDB aided project improves access to water and sanitation

The Zanzibar Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project has provided water and sanitation services to around 287,000 people.
Industry and transport can reach zero emissions with renewables

IRENA: Industry and transport can reach zero emissions with renewables

Renewable energy holds the key to most of the options available to reach zero emissions in industry and transport. This is according to IRENA’s new report Reaching Zero with Renewables: Eliminating CO2 emissions from industry and transport in line with the 1.5⁰C climate goal.
solar panels in a field

Why solar PV is leading the global renewables jobs market

IRENA's annual report on renewables jobs reveals solar PV as the leader with some 3.8 million jobs, followed by biofuels with 2.5 million.
Four billion people lack access to modern cooking energy

World Bank: Four billion people lack access to modern cooking energy

Four billion people around the world still lack access to clean, efficient, convenient, safe, reliable, and affordable cooking energy, a new World Bank report finds.
just energy transition

Coal sector workers need upskilling for a just energy transition

RES4Africa has recently released a report analysing the reskilling framework necessary for South Africa to achieve a just energy transition away from coal.
food system

Net-zero cold chains for food report

Delivering affordable, nutritious, and safe food that provides good financial returns for producers while minimising the environmental and climate change impacts is challenging.
e-mobility Zembo Uganda

Uganda: E-mobility on a pay as you go model to boost...

E-mobility star-up Zembo is trying to create a new market for e-mobility in Ugandan capital Kampala with a lease-to-own business model for electric motorcycles.
Investment trends: Transition finance can help companies to go green

Investment trends: Transition finance can help companies go green

The Transition Finance: Managing Funding to Carbon-Intensive Firms report states that targeted finance can help firms to adapt to the new norm.

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