With Climate Change taking place by the minute and the severe effects of the same being experienced world over, it goes without saying that serious action to combat Climate change must be taken-fast. In Kenya for example Mombasa City-The Gem of Africa’s Coastline and a popular tourist destination is facing the danger of sinking. A recent warning by scientists and experts said that the island could disappear into the sea in about 50 years due to the rising of sea levels. The rise in...


Geothermal Energy Development is the way to go for Kenya

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Geothermal Energy Development is the way to go for Kenya. Based on the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century 2014 report, renewables contributed 19 percent to global energy consumption and 22 percent to electricity generation in 2012 and 2013, respectively. This energy consumption is divided as 9% coming from traditional biomass, 4.2% as heat energy (non-biomass), 3.8% hydro electricity and 2% is electricity from wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass. Worldwide inve...


Large portions of northern China were once covered in rich grassland, but climate change and unsustainable land and water use turned much of the once fertile land to desert. China has made significant effort to keep the deserts that cover more than a quarter of the country from expanding. This is mainly through land reclamation. The Sand dunes in Shapotou, a town in northwestern Chinese province of Ningxia, cover a vast area. A strategy that was developed and is currently being...


Digital Climate Mapping: My story.

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Participating in the Climate Mapping Exercise was both an amazing and educative experience for me. Taking a walk within the community to capture stories and reports for the digital map made me notice many environmental issues that I had not paid attention to previously. Before receiving the participation confirmation email I imagined that I would work together with other selected participants (as a team). Little did I know that the exercise would take me to a path that I had to...


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