Ethiopian Dam Generates Power, but What's Next?

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In the eyes of Ethiopia’s government, the future is a 145-meter-tall monument of rolled concrete and Francis turbines that spans the Blue Nile River within a shout of the Sudanese border. But Ethiopia isn’t setting a firm target. Ethiopia Gerd Hydropower

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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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Could moss-covered, data-connected park benches help clear city air?

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As countries from India to Ethiopia plant millions of trees to combat global warming, one German company has a much smaller idea. Berlin-based Green City Solutions plans to clean the air of local emissions from gasoline and diesel engines, by planting millions of tiny mossy trees in cities. Moss works similarly to trees in filtering pollutants out. air pollution

Study finds economic losses due to health burdens caused by in-car PM2.5 exposure inversely proportional to per capita GDP

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Surrey’s Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) set out to investigate whether the amount of PM 2.5 The study was part of the Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) project and builds upon its previous work around car exposure.

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Drivers from the world’s poorest cities who keep their windows down are exposed to 80% more air pollution

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In a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment , researchers led by Surrey’s Global Center for Clean Air Research (GCARE) investigated air pollution exposure levels for commuters in 10 different global cities: Dhaka (Bangladesh); Chennai (India); Guangzhou (China); Medellín (Colombia); São Paulo (Brazil); Cairo (Egypt); Sulaymaniyah (Iraq); Addis Ababa (Ethiopia); Blantyre (Malawi); and Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania).

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IEEE Humanitarian Program Sees Record Growth

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For the first time, IEEE members from China, Ethiopia, Hungary, Italy, Panama, and Thailand submitted proposals. Projects included a mobile app to map clean water systems, 3D-printed protective equipment for hospitals, and teaching educators how to conduct virtual classes.

Global Fuel Economy Initiative launches second 3-year campaign; ICCT joins partnership

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It also announced that a new partner—the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)—has joined the effort. That is why the GFEI is delighted to formally welcome the International Council on Clean Transportation to our partnership. The Global Fuel Economy Initiative ( GFEI ) ( earlier post ) launched its second three-year effort to improve vehicle fuel economy around the world at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig.

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