Making the Solar Panel Switch in Ghana

From time to time, The African Angle will focus on entrepreneurs and businesses throughout Africa and discuss the political, social, or environmental issues surrounding their work. This piece, about Black Star Energy in Ghana, is the first in this occasional series.  By Carmel Pryor In December 2015, leaders from 150 nations along with 4,000 delegates from 195 countri...
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The COP Cover Up

by Milap Patel On the opening day of the COP 17 climate change talks in Durban, Canada[1] announced it would make no commitment to further bring down its carbon emissions under any post-Kyoto Protocol treaty. Further, it sees no need for a binding convention. To observers of the shambles that international climate negotiations have become, this comes as no surprise. (more&he...
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