Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector
Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060. Populations in Africa are expected to experience just as much exponential growth - with the continent expected to reach over 2.5 billion by 2050, representing - quite interestingly - 26% of the world's total population by that time. But what does this mean for the amount of waste being generated in Africa - do we have what it takes to manage it effectively and what needs to be done to ensure that we don't run into a waste crisis?

By Kate Stubbs 12 Jul 2019

World's largest single-site solar project begins commercial operations
World's largest single-site solar project begins commercial operations

Abu Dhabi's new solar plant project has recently started its commercial operations as scheduled at Sweihan in Abu Dhabi. The Noor Abu Dhabi Solar Plant was jointly developed by the Japan's Marubeni Corporation and Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC).

12 Jul 2019

New report: Climate change threatens progress across SDGs
New report: Climate change threatens progress across SDGs

A newly released United Nations' report on the Sustainable Development Goals has warned that the impacts of climate change and increasing inequality across and within countries are undermining progress on the sustainable development agenda, threatening to reverse many of the gains made over the last decades that have improved people's lives.

11 Jul 2019