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Can plastic bricks pave a road out of Kenya’s plastic waste problem?
In a month, Nzambi Matee is able to turn between 10 to 20 tonnes of plastic waste into pavers of different colours, with Gjenge Makers managing to produce 1,500 every day.
Is plastic waste the building material of the future?
“We’re not just about building houses and reducing plastic pollution. We want to change people’s awareness of plastic.”
Shouldn’t we start talking about social class diversity in newsrooms?
When I used to work between Egypt and Europe, I was sometimes paid as low as 10% of what my colleagues working in the same job on the same stories in the same place were paid. I was paid differently because I carried a different passport.
Dispatch from the womb of storms: Cop27 and the reality of loss and damage in the Caribbean
“Well the truth is, everything in Caribbean life almost has an outdoor existence. So climate becomes so much a part of our life but it also drives a big part of our economy; agriculture, tourism. When you have any kind of storm event it disrupts life totally.”
This man wants to revolutionize what’s on the menu for school children
According to a study in the journal Nature Food, our food system is responsible for 1/3 of global greenhouse gases, especially our agriculture and land use. The latest report of the environmental organization WWF, “Europe eats the world” shows: The EU is the world’s second-largest importer of products related to rainforest deforestation. What we eat not only heats up the planet but also destroys habitats and reduces the diversity of animal and plant species.
Can COP27 contribute to disability-inclusive climate justice?
The challenges that disabled people face to participate in COP27 are in the context of existential challenges for civil society as a whole.
A new culture: How technology is freeing meat from a guilty conscience
In Singapore, you can already order chicken from a bioreactor in the restaurant. The rest of the world could soon follow. That could save billions of animals from suffering, protect the climate – and change our diet forever.
Karachi: Fighting an unfolding climate apocalypse
In 2021, residents along the Gujjar nullah in Karachi saw their houses unceremoniously destroyed as “encroachments” to the city’s drainage. Now, a grassroots movement is fighting for climate solutions that will help everyone in the city by the sea – not just the wealthy.
Dhaka: A Refuge that Needs to be Rescued
With homes swallowed by floodwaters and river erosion, migrants from different parts of Bangladesh have opted to move to the cities of Dhaka and Chittagong for ‘safer ground.’ But these options for ‘safer’ ground are also sinking.
Their stories are meant to help break the illusion of gradual, natural change and uncloak what is happening to coastal cities for what it is: a deeply social, cultural and political phenomenon that is inextricably linked with actions humans take now.
Rotterdam: A bastion against rising sea, for now
Thanks to the city’s efforts toward climate adaptation and decades-old engineering works, Rotterdam does not have to worry about climate change until the end of the century. Yet, as the city develops, any mistake in flood defence planning becomes more costly.
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