THE government has directed some of its institutions to start phasing out the use of charcoal as a source of cooking energy with immediate effect, a measure that is aimed at conserving environm

ClimateCare is pleased to announce it has extended its partnership with stove manufacturer, Burn Manufacturing to widen access to affordable, energy efficient cooking stoves in Kenya.

The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has launched its WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics report for 2017. The report claims that across the world, bioenergy remains the biggest source of renewable energy. A number of key findings are unearthed by the report. Most significantly, the global supply of biomass increased to 59.2EJ in 2014, a 2.6% rise on the previous year. In total, it accounted for 10.3% of the global energy supply. Biomass also accounted for three quarters of the total renewable energy supply.

As electricity becomes more costly, more families may turn to firewood and charcoal for heating and cooking, critics fear

In efforts to stop underprivileged Tanzanians from using firewood and charcoal as a primary source of energy, the Liberty Group has launched an alternative source of energy for cooking purposes.

Kamwenge — Kamwenge District leaders and conservationists have expressed concern over an impending environment catastrophe if the ongoing rampant degradation of the environment in the district is n

Tanzania Forestry Services (TFS) has insisted that the ban on export of forest products wouldn't be lifted.

Rwanda targets to decrease the use of charcoal and fire wood by 2018, in an effort to help protect the country's forest cover and avert disastrous effects of climate change, Rwanda Environment Mana

Morogoro — Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Jumanne Maghembe has estimated charcoal consumption to increase to 4.6 tonnes by 2030 from 2.3 tonnes in 2012 unless concerted efforts are taken to

Greening the wood energy sector holds a vast potential for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving rural livelihoods, FAO said on the occasion of the UN's International Day of Forests. Up to seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans come from the production and use of fuelwood and charcoal.

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