Speaking at the MAJ’s offices in Kingston on World Maritime Day (September 24), MAJ Director General, Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady, praised shipping’s international efforts to ensure populations all over the globe remained supplied with essential goods, including food, fuel, and medical supplies, and he urged maritime nations to emulate this collaboration to meet industry-wide sustainability goals, consistent with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The House has approved a modest bill to promote “clean energy” and increase energy efficiency while phasing out the use of coolants in air conditioners and refrigerators that are considered a major driver of global warming.
The African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) today held a workshop to convey the continent’s immense investment and partnership opportunities to Asian business leaders, particularly as the continent seems poised to return to economic growth in 2021 following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed off on an oil-reform bill after 20 years in the making, Reuters reported on Wednesday.
All passenger vehicles sold in California will be zero-emission by 2035 under a new rule aimed at fighting climate change and smog-fouled air.
The mayors of 12 big cities in North America, Europe and Africa pledged on Tuesday to shift their money out of fossil fuels and into green energy, buildings, transport and other investments to help them recover from the pandemic and tackle climate change.
Experts has said for Nigeria to benefit from the two billion global wastes, the government must ensure rapid investment in clean and renewable energy, saying the country must begin to think circularly to regain waste as a resource.
The UN system is standing in solidarity with landlocked developing countries, which lack access to vital trade links, and supporting them in their efforts to rebuild once the global coronavirus pandemic abates, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday.
Israel launched a plan with 12 million new shekels (almost 3.5 million U.S. dollars) to fund energy-related projects, the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) said on Wednesday.
Scientists have developed a “tiny wind turbine” that can scavenge energy from the breeze made while walking.