As total power generation more than doubles by 2030, China will be adding capacity equal to the entire U.K. power grid each year with coal firing 58 percent of the system, according to a 2013 Bloomberg New Energy Finance study.
The disintegration of South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is driving a foreign-policy shift in one of the world’s oldest.
By Carley Petesch, AP, Mar 12, 2014
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP)—At Lagos’ largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, plastic and nylon atop a 20-foot wall of garbage where hundreds of white herons compete to eat the spoils.
Lagos is engulfed in waste. With a population of more than 20 million, the…
Paris (AFP) March 11, 2014 - With its exploding urban population burning ever more coal and wood, Africa could contribute as much as 55 percent of the world’s particle pollutants by 2030, a study said Tuesday.
China has revived plans for hydropower dams on the Nu River, a project critics say will threaten endangered fish and force thousands of ethnic minorities to relocate.
In parts of Harbin, the PM2.5 measure of air pollution reaches 1,000 â 40 times the WHO’s recommended daily exposure level