Category: Climte Change

Posted in Civil Society Climte Change Corporations Health Mining State

Environmental Regulations: the case of the DRC

Because of the global nature of the resource extraction industry and the variety of actors involved, states are no longer the only ones to have power, and thus sovereignty, over their own land.… Read More

Posted in Climte Change Energy Waste Management

How Green are Photovoltaic Cells?: The Environmental Consequences of Silicon Extraction in China

As a result of anthropogenic climate change, there has been increasing pressure on states, policy makers and businesses to rely on clean energy. Consequently, we see that there has been an increase in the production of clean energy from renewable sources such as wind energy, hydroelectricity and solar energy.… Read More

Posted in Blockchain Climte Change Cryptocurrency Energy Health Mining New Technology Sustainability Trading

The environmental impacts of Cryptocurrencies

More and more frequently we hear words such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero and Ethereum, digital-based medium of exchange known as ‘cryptocurrencies’. Most often, we hear about the beneficial potentials of cryptocurrency, such as that of not being controlled by any central authority, but working primarily as a decentralized, peer-to-peer network of exchange, recorded and produced by the cryptocurrency community as a whole (Krishnan et al.… Read More

Posted in Climte Change Indigenous People

What is the role of Indigenous people in the fight against climate change?

Recently, I came across an interesting article entitled, “The Key role of indigenous people in global climate change efforts”. This article discusses the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) climate talks that took place in December in Poland.… Read More

Posted in Business and Human Rights Civil Society Climte Change Corporations Impact Mitigation Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Resource Management Stakeholder State Sustainability Water management

The Urgent Need for Groundwater Governance: Role of Local Communities

While the groundwater is drawn to unsustainable levels at a global level, can local communities provide a solution to restore depleting water table? Hiwre Bazar is a model village in India known for its water restoring management.… Read More