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6th IPCC report

The IPCC, a UN body, unveiled a new alarming report 
report on Monday 9 August 2021.
Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying, say the scientists. Here is a non-exhaustive overview of the key points of this new, chilling publication.
The report shows that human actions can still determine future climate change. It is clearly established that anthropogenic (man-made) carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main driver of climate change, although other greenhouse gases and various air pollutants are also affecting the climate.

 

17/08/21 Publications, International

le Niger inaugure à Malbaza sa première centrale photovoltaïque

le Niger dispose désormais d'une centrale photovoltaïque. Fruit de la coopération nigéro-indienne, cette centrale a été inaugurée en ma présence, le samedi 24 novembre à Malbaza, dans la région de Tahoua au centre-sud du pays, par le Premier ministre, Brigi Rafini. D'une capacité de 7 mégawatts la centrale a coûté 15,6 millions de dollars.

05/01/19 Publications, International

Conditions d’extraction de l’uranium au Niger, impact sur le développement et conditions de travail

Connu pour son uranium de bonne qualité, exploité par l’entreprise française Areva, le Niger, est le quatrième producteur mondial avec une production de 9 % du marché, derrière le Kazakhstan (36%), le Canada (17%) et l’Australie (11%). Pour autant, certains s’interrogent sur l’absence de règles fortes dans la zone d’Arlit qui pourraient permettre aux travailleurs d’obtenir de meilleures conditions de travail, dans un État de plus en plus vulnérable, et peu enclin à réformer les Codes minier et pétrolier dans l’intérêt des populations.

05/01/19 Publications, International

A proposal from civil society and movements For a World Sustainable Energy for All Day

1) Introduction

In 2000, 193 UN member states and 23 international organizations adopted the Millennium Development Goals in New York, to be achieved in 2015. These eight goals, covering major humanitarian issues, include reducing extreme poverty and child mortality, combating epidemics such as AIDS, access to education, gender equality, and building a sustainable human environment.

In spite of these proclaimed good intentions, can we claim to achieve these results without energy policies that would guarantee everyone access to modern sources of energy for all? The year 2020 is approaching and we are unfortunately still far from the mark.

Indeed, in a number of countries in Europe, North and South America, North Africa (Maghreb, Mashreq), energy policies are in place, but, the high cost of electricity, low incomes, and poor housing quality prevent many people from benefiting from them. For many countries, it is the absence of energy policies, due to the inability of governments to implement them, that makes it impossible to access electricity and other modern sources of energy. This is the case of many African and Asian countries.

This finding, which Droit à l’Energie has highlighted since its creation in 2000, is also that of many international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Energy Council and the International Energy Agency.

10/12/18 Publications, International