How Girls’ Education Can Tackle Climate Change

In a previous blog, I talked about the changing political climate as a result of the onset of election season in Europe. Further afield, spectators, businesses, and global activists have been talking about a different kind of climate, contemplating what President Trump’s stance on the Paris Agreement means for our children, particularly prescient ahead of […]

Chinese, African scientists meet in Kenya to spur green agenda

 Chinese and African scientists are meeting in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, to brainstorm on new strategies to promote green and inclusive development. The two-day conference on climate, ecosystems and livelihoods for Africa, which opened on Monday, was organized by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in conjunction with the World Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, […]

Interview: ‘We have to use the oil to transform Africa’

In a new book, leading African energy lawyer NJ Ayuk examines how the oil and gas industry could help Africa to peace and prosperity. Some of his assertions are controversial. W: It’s often said that Africa suffers from a resource curse. Economic experts say African countries shouldn’t just concentrate on developing their natural resources but […]

Emirates introduces sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD™ patented technology and is now available in Economy Class on all long-haul Emirates flights. Each Emirates ecoTHREAD™ blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles. With the latest innovation, the bottles are recycled into […]