Study: air pollution caused 1.1M deaths across Africa in 2019, toll from outdoor pollution rising

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Deaths attributable to household air pollution and ambient particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) air pollution in Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, and overall in Africa, 1990–2019. The team devoted special attention to three rapidly developing Sub-Saharan countries: Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda.

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Denmark, Norway, and US to lead Zero-Emission Shipping Mission

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The Mission will also be supported by the governments of India, Morocco, the UK, Singapore, France, Ghana, and South Korea. Mission Innovation is a global initiative of 24 countries and the European Commission working to accelerate clean energy innovation. The objective is to help move clean energy solutions from lab to market.

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New international Climate and Clean Air Coalition to focus on reduction of short-lived climate pollutants

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, a new global initiative to seize the opportunity of realizing concrete benefits on climate, health, food and energy resulting from reducing short-lived climate pollutants. The founding coalition partners are Bangladesh, Canada, Ghana, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States, together with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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Governments in emerging markets and developing economies: Dominican Republic; Ghana; India – two-wheelers and three-wheelers constitute more than 70% of global sales and more than 80% in India.

UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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The fast-growing global vehicle fleet is a major contributor to air pollution and climate change; globally, the transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of energy-related global greenhouse gas emissions. Cleaning up the global vehicle fleet is a priority to meet global and local air quality and climate targets.

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TransGas and SK EC team on West Virginia coal-to-gasoline project

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The Adams Fork Energy project will convert regional coal into premium-grade gasoline, producing 18,000 barrels per day (756,000 gallons US, 2.86 The synthesis gas will then be cleaned to remove impurities, turning most into marketable byproducts. SKE&C’s experience includes Korea’s largest oil refinery; the Cadereyta and Madero Refinery upgrades in Mexico; and full-scale refinery projects in Kuwait, UAE, Brazil and Ghana.

Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program accepting application for 2017 awards

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Joint biodiversity conservation activities with cocoa farmers in Ghana. Environment-Education seminar of Energy in Yokkaichi University. Helping children propagate energy conservation activities in their homes through the Eco Ranger Project. Ashida River Stream-side Learning Hut: an Ashida River clean-up project.

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Ghana Holds Its 1st E-Mobility Conference & Exhibition Under The Drive Electric Initiative

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Ghana has recently found itself in the admirable position of having excess generation capacity. According to Ghana’s Energy and Demand Outlook 2020, by the end of 2019, the installed electricity generation capacity available for grid power supply in the country was about 4,990 megawatts (MW).