Articles by: aagaba

A transformed electricity system ‘requires a revolution in regulation’

A transformed electricity system ‘requires a revolution in regulation’

Adapted from the Energy Institute. 4 January 2019 The regulation of electricity needs to be redesigned to meet the challenges of decarbonisation, and to realise a ‘decarbonisation dividend’, according to a new report: ReDesigning Regulation.   The report suggests that the impact of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation requires a managed ‘revolution’ […]

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Sustainable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa: Finance, Regulation and Markets

Sustainable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa: Finance, Regulation and Markets

Article By Magnus Uju Amajirionwu, PhD Professor of Environment & Sustainable Development Coordinator, EMBA Environmental Management Programme   The sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all African countries that are fully […]

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Higher education for a sustainable future

Higher education for a sustainable future

Patrick Blessinger, Enakshi Sengupta and Taisir Subhi Yamin Adapted from University World News For much of human history people used renewable resources to provide the basic energy needed for eating, trading, transporting and simple social development (for example, wind and water for milling and seafaring as well as biomass for […]

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South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

Article By Prof. Magnus Uju Amajirionwu, DPhil. Originally posted on Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2QyQbMx The South Sudan government recently announced plans to relocate thousands of people affected by the oil pollution in the former Unity State and other areas in the north of South Sudan. South Sudan’s Parliamentary Committee on Petroleum and […]

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The Pearl of Africa and the 16th African Wildlife Consultative Forum – Matters Arising

The Pearl of Africa and the 16th African Wildlife Consultative Forum – Matters Arising

The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) recently held its 16th meeting of African governments, professional hunting associations, community-based sustainable use organisations and wildlife experts in Kampala, Uganda from November 13-16, 2018. It is the first time the meeting was held in Uganda and focused mainly on African lions and leopards, […]

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