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Our Environment, Our Responsibility

DO LOCAL COMMUNITIES BENEFITS FROM MINING

Despite the global economic crisis and reduced commodity prices, mining companies continue to enter remote communities to search for exploitable mineral reserves. Most of these frontier locations are home to indigenous, poor and vulnerable people. Mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively. While positive impacts such as employment and community development projects are […]

CLIMATE FINANCE IS MEANT TO ACCELERATE CLIMATE ACTIONS

Climate change is a global phenomenon whose impacts are now being felt across all regions of the world. However, these impacts are unequally distributed and depend, in part, on the economic and technological capacity of each country. Climate change predictions indicate that Africa south of the Sahara is the region that will be impacted most […]

SOLAR POWER FOR ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY

The demand on electrical energy is rapidly increasing. Everything around us requires electrical energy either during its production or usage stage. Sustainability has become the main concern nowadays as the availability of fossil fuels is limited. Renewable energy sources such as wind, hydroelectric power, solar, and geothermal energy are generally far more sustainable than fossil […]

ARE ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS IMPROVING THE WELFARE OF THE VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES

We define alternative livelihood projects as interventions that seek to alleviate a human threat to biodiversity or natural resources through providing and encouraging the use of an alternative resource; an alternative occupation; or an alternative lower impact method of exploitation. Livelihoods of a large number of households in Zambia depend on environmental resources. On the […]

DEFINING RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM A BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE- MOST ASKED QUESTIONS

Introduction to Sustainable Renewable EnergyPerhaps to better understand renewables from a business perspective and why it is important to combating climate change and emissions of green house gases, we need to start by defining what Sustainable renewable energy is. Sustainable energy is power which is able to be produced and used so that it meets […]

Transitioning Youth in Realizing Renewable energy in Zambia

Innovative, Agents of change, and industrious – these words essentially sum up today’s youths. Young people when productive can be an asset to their communities, at District national, regional and international level. It is imperative that structures be generated to ensure sustainable employment and sustainable environments for young people. In Zambia, the current demography is […]