Posts Tagged with "ghana"

Bank Of America Chair Supports Sustainable Energy For Some at Rio+20

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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Bank Of America Chair Supports Sustainable Energy For Some at Rio+20

As governmental negotiations are faltering at the “Rio Plus 20” talks in Brazil, the Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SE4All) announced major commitments to sustainable energy from a wide variety of stakeholders, including developing nation governments, corporations and the rock band Linkin Park. Co-Chaired by Bank of America Chairman Chad Holliday, SE4All announced that Ghana [...]

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Palm Oil’s Effects On Communities Around The World

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Did you see The New York Times Op-Ed on Saturday titled “The World Bank’s Palm Oil Mistake“? I sure did. The author, Thompson Ayodele, provided a narrow perspective on the World Bank’s recent decision to continue it’s freeze on new lending to palm oil projects around the world until it’s framework and strategy is clarified. [...]

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Ghana’s Forest Reserves under Threat

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Written by John F. Akwetey (RAN Ghana) In line with the government’s election campaign promise of a better Ghana Agenda, licences are given to multinational companies to mine in our forest reserves without proper consideration of its consequences after submitting a signed “Statement of Policies on Natural Resource and Environment,’’ to the European Commission. These [...]

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