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South Africa major world polluter

South Africa major world polluter

South Africa is the globes’ 13th largest greenhouse gases emitter which is causing human-induced worldwide weather change, Parliament’s committee on environmental and water affairs has heard.

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UN: Green Economy Key to African Development

UN: Green Economy Key to African Development

Developing countries like Kenya will accomplish higher growth by shifting into what's known as Green Economy, a new UN report says. The model challenges a long-held view that developing nations might not industrialize without large-scale ecological pollution.

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Ethiopian Ministry to Strengthen Teaching of Environmental Issues

Ethiopian Ministry to Strengthen Teaching of Environmental Issues

At a time when universal environmental issues are increasingly having a bad impact on the developing globe, a new mission for teaching about the environment and environmental issues has been developed for Ethiopia´s school system.

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Global delegates root for green economies

Global delegates root for green economies

Delegates from over 140 countries are gathered in the Kenyan capital Nairobi for the 26the Session of the Unep Governing Council / Global Ministerial Forum. The meeting at United Nations complex, Gigiri, in the outskirts of Nairobi was officially opened Monday by Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki.

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Uganda- Working to avoid the Resource Curse

Uganda- Working to avoid the Resource Curse

Uganda stands to be the latest African country to profit from newly discovered resources of oil. If employed effectively, the countries’ petroleum resources could spur growth and improve the lives of thousands of Ugandans. But if used inappropriately - with insufficient transparency and insufficient regard for the environment - Uganda could become stricken by the “resource curse,” or perhaps a negative overall impact despite wonderful prospective to enhance a nation’s wellbeing.

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