Archive for December 2015

COP21: Consequences of coal

Consequences of coal for human rights in Africa: Are human rights and coal production connected? During COP21, SE visited a panel debate on “Digging deeper: Tracking North to South coal impacts on human rights”. Case studies from South Africa, Egypt, Columbia and India visualized how local municipalities are suffering, and yet they still depend on…

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COP 21: Interview with Hamid

Join forces – and change will happen: Interview with Hamid: Hamid Taybo is Director for ADEL in Beira, Mozambique. 1. How do you see the connection between COP21 and ADEL in Mozambique? ADEL’s work in Mozambique is of course a small contribution to fight climate change, but the activities we have integrated at community level…

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COP 21: Perspective from Mali

A perspective from Mali During the COP21 SustainableEnergy met with Zakara Mamane. Zakara is the coordinator for the Youth Baton programme in Mali, and works on a daily basis for MFC. According to Zakara, as the climate is changing its usual patterns it is central to increase the support to countries like Mali with improved…

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COP21: Sustainable housing

One of the panel debates SustainableEnergy participated in was entitled: “Building/habitat: A major asset for climate change adaption and mitigation.” During the debate it once again became clear how important housing and building are for climate change adaptation. During the debate examples from different countries, such as Senegal and Afghanistan, were presented. Marilin Diara, Minister…

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