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One of the key challenges in getting energy and infrastructure projects off the ground in Africa is the lack of available funding.

This does...

This report examines the risks associated with power outages for individuals reliant on electricity for in-home medical and mobility equipment....

From assuming superiority to stealing ideas, international organisations can do more harm than good when partnering with local ones. But there are...

The UN’s industrial development organisation (UNIDO) defines corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a way of integrating social and environmental...

Poverty alleviation programmes in Pakistan have failed to achieve the desired outcomes over the years. When we look at the state of multidimensional...

In a landmark development, Australia’s principal energy rule-maker has paved the way for network operators to sever the network ties to remote...

The Indian government maintains a dashboard to track the progress of electrification at a household level in the country. It shows that 99.99% of...

Why does nearly 40% of the global population still rely on dirty fuels such as firewood or charcoal for cooking? It causes an estimated 4 million...

Subsidies that promote the use of fossil fuels are helping "to destroy the world", and are a bad way to deploy taxpayers' money, the head of the...

28.05.2019 , Oliver Taherzadeh and Benedict Probst

Five reasons ‘green growth’ won’t save the planet

Green growth has emerged as the dominant narrative for tackling contemporary environmental problems. Its supporters, including the likes of the UN,...