Carbon emissions: Can the US lead by example?

On Thursday — almost six months after Donald Trump, a hard denialist who doesn’t understand the difference between weather and climate, officially pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement (condemning the world to climate catastrophe had he been re-elected) , newly elected president Joe Biden, who rejoined the agreement immediately as his first presidential decision, committed his country to halving its 2005 emissions levels by 2030 at an online meeting of 40 world leaders. … Continue reading Carbon emissions: Can the US lead by example?

Nigerian govt to offer free electricity for 3 months

The Federal Government of Nigeria would have to pay electricity suppliers an estimated ₦120billion to provide Nigerians free electricity for two months, media reports confirm. According to data from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC), during the third quarter of 2019, a total invoice of ₦179.66billion was issued to the eleven (11) DisCos for energy … Continue reading Nigerian govt to offer free electricity for 3 months

Mozambique missing growth opportunities from its gas-rich energy sector

When, in 2010, US energy company Anadarko found major gas reserves off the coast of Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, many hoped that the discovery was going to bring prosperity to the impoverished region. The following year, Italy's ENI also found a massive gas field in the area. Since then Mozambique has seen an influx of … Continue reading Mozambique missing growth opportunities from its gas-rich energy sector