Africa: The Urgency of Now - the Fate of the Lungs of Africa Hangs in a Balance
As the plane from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes her descend towards the airport in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur province, I was… Read more »
November 07, 2016
Africa: What to Expect During Cop22
With the Paris Agreement coming into force the week before this big UN climate meeting, the timing couldn't be better for swiftly moving forward. Read more »
February 05, 2016
Africa: Could 2016 Be the Year We Break Free From Coal?
We've barely entered 2016, but China and the US the world's largest coal producers have already embarked on sweeping changes to cut out coal. Could 2016 be the year we break free… Read more »
December 14, 2015
Congo-Kinshasa: New 050 Forest Law - a Law to Protect or a Licence to Destroy?
During COP21, the climate top in Paris, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo seem to have sent a troubling double message: We will protect the Congo Basin by passing… Read more »
November 27, 2015
Africa: 10.000 People Need Your Help to March This Weekend
Nearly fifteen thousand French people who would have taken to the streets of Paris this weekend have instead registered online to find 'buddies' who will march for them on Sunday's… Read more »
October 26, 2015
Africa: Forest Aid At a Global Level Is Not Producing Enough Results At a Local One
There have been a lot of headlines lately about "landmark" deals signed between donors and tropical timber producing countries in the Congo Basin that will help implement… Read more »
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