Sensible, sustainable nuclear power for Africa

Nuclear is most certainly a source of sustainable clean energy. At least seven African countries have signed agreements with Russian nuclear company Rosatom to develop nuclear capabilities. Small Modular Reactors…

Study: Africa’s Green Energy Transition “Unlikely”

The planned construction of 2,500 new power plants, most of them fossil fuel, has dashed hopes that Africa would leapfrog the developed world’s reliance on fossil fuels by going straight…

CO2 Coalition: Clean Coal Technology Can Fight Energy Poverty in Africa

Guest “coal saves lives” by David Middleton Energy poverty is an actual existential threat to over 1 billion people. Our friends at the CO2 Coalition have a solution to a…

UN: Urgent Climate Action Required to PREVENT the Greening of the Sahara Desert

6000 years ago during the Holocene Climatic Optimum the Sahara desert was covered in lakes and vegetation. All this went away when the world cooled. Some of the poorest people…

African Polio Outbreak Linked to Vaccine

There is no doubt Polio vaccines have been an overwhelming benefit for humanity. Extensive use of Polio vaccines has led to the near eradication of this dreadful disease. But Polio…

Study: Climate Map Predicting Future African Malaria Outbreaks

There is unequivocal proof Malaria does not need a warm climate – brief periods of warmth are enough. Malaria used to be a major cause of death in Northern Europe,…

The “racism” of climate change alarmists

Climate alarmists now proclaim that climate change is racist, that it affects minorities more than others. What hypocrisy. By this theory, the Sun, our galaxy and their Creator are racist,…

Clean coal: the commonsense answer to Africa’s energy crisis

The problem is that we’re not there yet. Solar doesn’t work at night, the output slips in cloudy weather, and turbines stand idle when the wind doesn’t blow.

GWPF Launches “Energy For Africa” Week

In all the discussions about the developing world, about its poverty and its stuttering progress towards a developed future, it is all too easy to forget the ordinary people and…

Could entomophagy end U.S. and African protein shortages?

Would we even want it to do so? A modest proposal, inspired by Jonathon Swift.  Paul Driessen         Nearly two centuries ago, amid a fungal infestation that destroyed Irish potato…

The real reasons Africa has another locust plague

The UN, environmentalist pressure groups and their financial backers have a lot to answer for Paul Driessen The ChiCom coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreaks, deaths and responses continue to dominate US,…

Keeping Africa on the brink of starvation

UN and EU government agencies – and tax-exempt NGOs – have brought a plague of locusts Paul Driessen Billions of desert locusts have descended again on East Africa. Crawling first,…

Scientists link La Niña climate cycle to increased diarrhea

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health A study in Botswana by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists finds that spikes in cases of life-threatening diarrhea in young…

Climate alarmist banks go carbon-colonialist

Africa must move forward without them, using fossil and nuclear energy to build prosperity By Paul Driessen and David Wojick Africa has the world’s lowest electrification rate. Its power consumption…

Gaming their way to sustainable development

Norwegian University of Science and Technology Serengeti National Park is home to a breath-taking array of wild animals, from lions to elephants and migrating wildebeests. But an equally important part…

Energy-starved Africa looks to India for nuclear reactors

From live mint Updated: 18 Nov 2019, 12:55 AM IST Utpal Bhaskar climate change has affected Africa’s conventional hydropower generation capacity As demand load is low, India’s pressurized heavy water reactor of 220MW unit…

African Development Bank decides not to fund Kenya coal project

From Reuters Sustainable Business November 13, 2019 / 6:00 AM / Updated 15 hours ago Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) will not fund a coal-fired…

Eco-imperialists impose a biomess on Africa

Instead of cutting forests and burning dung and charcoal, shouldn’t Africa have cheap electricity? Duggan Flanakin China, India, Vietnam and other nations are using more and more oil, natural gas…

Electricity in the realm of the Lion King

Small Modular Reactors, especially Pebble Bed Modular Reactors, are Africa’s best future Dr. Kelvin Kemm Hydro power is a good way to generate electricity. In most political circles, it is…

Sanity and humanity return to the World Bank?

Extreme greens grouse, but African and other poor families see hope in David Malpass Paul Driessen President Obama infamously told Africans they should focus on their “bountiful” wind, solar and…

The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth

From The EIA January 9, 2019 The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics Energy consumption…

​What natural disasters should teach us

Hurricanes, landslides and other disasters show Africans why we need fossil fuels Steven Lyazi I express my deepest sympathies to the people in the Caribbean and United States who have…

Enemies of humanity

Mosquitoes and uncaring environmental activists perpetuate poverty, disease and death Steven Lyazi After being infected again with malaria last July, I spent almost a month in a Kampala hospital. Paying…

Is Fighting Global Warming the Solution to Water Shortages in Malawi (or Elsewhere)?

Guest essay by E. Calvin Beisner In late May two evangelical environmentalists, recently returned from visiting Malawi, published articles in which they said poor Malawians are suffering from reduced rainfall…