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03.06.2019

Watch Out: Your Money Is Being Used to Destroy the World!

Watch Out: Your Money Is Being Used to Destroy the World!

By Baher Kamal* How governments spend taxpayers money to subsidise fossil fuels that cause deadly air pollution – A reminder to mark 5 June World Environment Day.   Perhaps the most direct way to introduce this tough issue is what the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, statedjust one week… »

13.02.2018

Jeremy Corbyn: nationalize, democratize electricity grid to avert climate crisis

Jeremy Corbyn: nationalize, democratize electricity grid to avert climate crisis

[UK] Labour Party leader calls for ‘radical’ action to help avert climate catastrophe by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said making the nation’s electricity grid publicly-owned is the best course to “put tackling climate change at the heart of our energy… »

09.09.2014

Overall Energy Consumption for Lighting Will Have Grown by 60 to 70% by 2030 with dramatic consequences for climate change

Overall Energy Consumption for Lighting Will Have Grown by 60 to 70% by 2030 with dramatic consequences for climate change

  Human Wrongs Watch Lighting from electricity accounts for approximately 15 to 19 per cent of global energy consumption and over five per cent of worldwide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, UNEP reports in relation to the Climate Change Summit 2014 scheduled to take place in UN headquarters in New York… »

13.02.2014

Electricity: burden or saviour in developing Bangladesh

Electricity: burden or saviour in developing Bangladesh

Bangladesh is now moving towards becoming a medium-income-level economy with almost six percent growth per year. Although having difficulties in the political sector which affects significantly the economy of Bangladesh, the workforce of the country is maintaining the growth by integrity and hard work. By Tawfiq MD. Hasan* It is… »

22.05.2013

Rampal Electricity Project: An Invitation to a Development Disaster

Rampal Electricity Project: An Invitation to a Development Disaster

Recently, Bangladesh Power Development Board and the National Thermal Power Corporation of India signed a contract to build, under joint venture, the 1320MW Rampal Coal Fired Power Plant near the Sundabans. This is an invitation to a developmental disaster, one which can help destroy one of the world’s natural wildlife… »

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