Sahara Great Green Wall of Africa

Will the Great Green Wall of Africa Stop Illegal Immigration?

The Sahara desert is fast expanding into its adjacent regions to the south. It is this increased desertification coupled with low income and now rising terrorism that forces the locals to escape home to go look for greener pastures, mostly as illegal immigrants to Europe. But now with the Great Green Wall of Africa Initiative, could this be reversed or is it just another ambitious project awaiting an epic fail?
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Clean Coal Environmental Impact Coal Mining

Clean Coal: The Environmental Impact of Coal Mining

If you were to listen to the people involved in the coal industry, and to some extent President Donald Trump, they would tell you that coal is the fuel of life. It is cheap in production costs, efficient in energy creation, and still plentiful compared other fossil fuels like oil. Unfortunately, coal is also the dirtiest and most harmful fuel for power generation known to mankind. No matter how much the industry likes to throw the term clean coal around, king coal remains to be the dirty ruler of the energy industry.
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Africa Global Warming and Climate Change

Global Warming: Africa Has Bigger Issues Than Climate Change

Africa is the Continent worst hit by the global warming menace by all measurable standards. The effects have been adverse with the continent facing its worst water crisis in major cities. Cape Town, in the past year, experienced the longest water crisis ever recorded and barely 40% of the population in Nairobi has access to clean water at all. This has led to water-borne diseases like cholera.
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Clean Coal?

Clean Coal: How Lobbyists Undermined US Interests for Profit

During the 2016 U.S. election, Donald Trump stood on the podium during a rally in West Virginia. Trump had chosen West Virginia, historically an epicenter for coal production, to unleash his full support for what he perceived as an ‘American’ energy source. In front of the screaming crowd, he donned a coal miners hat and gave a vague series of talking points on his support of coal.
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Machu Picchu and Mass Tourism

Trashing Machu Picchu: The Cost of Mass Tourism

Machu Picchu is one of the most remarkable historical sites in the world, set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. Since it was discovered in 1911, the site gradually turned into a hotspot for tourists in South America. Today it holds many titles, such as UNESCO World Heritage Site and New Wonder of the World.
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Climate change

Climate Change: The Never Ending Debate

There has been a lot of brouhaha on the issue of climate change for the past few years, which has degenerated into two distinct factions, either denouncing the concept or shoring up support for it. It is hardly an option now to be on the fence as the debate goes on. This very matter is reshaping not only the world of science but government and private sector policies as well. Hence there is no escaping its clout. Many of our world leaders today have taken sides so why shouldn’t we?
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Plastic alternatives

Plast-ick! Here are 7 Alternatives to Plastic

Plastic — it is nearly everywhere, and chances are you own, use and interact with plastic products every single day. From the plastic case on your phone to the water bottles you drink out of, this is a material that does not seem to be going out of production any time soon – or so we think.
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Vegans planet

5 Reasons Why Vegans Are Killing the Planet

There is this new hype in town that “vegans are killing the planet,” but this is quite a claim that demands a deeper analysis on what could be the possible reasons. As we all have been growing up, hearing that eating vegetables is far healthier than meat, how could it be that healthy food eaters are now defamed as the destroyers of this planet?
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