Register for IRENA Innovation Week 2018!

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Ministers and senior executives from around the world will be in attendance, including: HRH Princess Abze Djigma of Burkina Faso. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future.

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A Clarion Call for Sahel Drought Victims

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Unfortunately, no video exists to convey the desperation of people living in the drought-stricken Sahel region south of the Sahara desert, but Oxfam International warns that 12 million people are facing a severe food crisis due to failed crops, erratic rains, and other factors. Low rainfall, poor harvests, a lack of pasture and rising food prices are among the key factors contributing to the crisis, according to the international aid agency.

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37 Lions and Tigers Confiscated in Saudi Arabia

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The paper said that the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development will be transferring the wild cats that had been illegally smuggled into the Kingdom over the last two years into facilities that comply with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Officials have confiscated 37 lions and tigers in Saudi Arabia, according to Arab News.

Why VATs on Solar Energy Hinder Progress on Energy Poverty

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This includes leaders from Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mali, and most recently Kenya.    --Justin Guay, Associate Director, International Climate Program, and Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access. Energy Solutions International Photo credit: SolarAid. What difference can a value added tax make to the lives of those living in energy poverty?  A big one.

How Can We Prevent or Reverse Desertification and Save Lands from Desert Encroachment?


This means that not only local and national governments and stakeholders have to be involved in implementing these solutions, but even international involvement is necessary, where developed countries aid affected developing countries. Around 12 million trees were planted in Senegal alone and positive effects on soils are already visible in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Niger and Burkina Faso [8].

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Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 2

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This past April, MASHAV, Israel’s agency for international development cooperation, signed a memorandum of understanding with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). For example, the Embassy of Israel to Cote d’Ivoire is also responsible for relations with Liberia, Togo, Burkina Faso and Benin. Investing in African Agriculture.

Furnishing your home just got fairer

Green (Living) Review

Most are small-scale cotton farmers especially vulnerable to exploitation and injustice from international trade rules. Fairtrade offers a positive alternative to thousands of cotton farmers in India and in countries as widespread as Senegal, Burkina Faso, Egypt and Mali in West Africa, Peru and Egypt.

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FIGHTING POVERTY WITH FACTS Community-Based Monitoring Systems

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Although tremendous strides have been made, approximately one in four people in developing countries continues to live below the World Bank’s international poverty line. Asia: Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, other initiatives Africa: Burkina Faso, Senegal, Benin, East Africa Conclusions FIGHTING POVERTY WITH FACTS : Part 4.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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years), Samoa (31.3), Tonga (31.3), Morocco (32.8), Senegal (32.8), Albania (32.8), Georgia (32.8), Armenia (34.3), St Vincent & Grenadines (36.1), Kenya (36.1), Maldives (37.9), Kyrgyzstan (37.9), Burkina Faso (37.9), India (40.1), Cook Islands (40.1), Bhutan (42.4), Yemen (45.1), Tajikistan (45.1), Mozambique (45.1), Rwanda (45.1), Burundi (45.1), Lesotho (48.1), Swaziland (48.1).

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

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At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. Hopefully this analysis will be useful in International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

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The Carbon Debtors (Climate Debtors) should be held to account through public advocacy, boycotts, sanctions, green tariffs, International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions applied against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries, notably the numerous Island States and major mega-delta countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Egypt, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Why we must oppose transition to gas-fired power

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Indeed, fundamental to any international agreement on national rights to pollute our common atmosphere and oceans should be the belief that “all men are created equal”. India and Burkina Faso) can increase their emissions until finally reaching zero emissions by 2050. [5]. International comparisons of fossil fuel-based power pollution deaths can be made.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case. Bigio, The World Bank Panel of City Representatives from Aleppo, Alexandria, Beirut, Casablanca, Marseille, Tunis (final list to be confirmed) Presentations by Stephen Coulson, European Space Agency, and Yves Ennesser, Egis Bceom International.

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