Fish Crime Symposium, Dept of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cape Town, 12-15 October 2015, Day 2 No 14 – Bernard Liedemann – Slave Labour, Asset Seizure, Paying Informants, International Co-operation and Fear of Retaliation against Officials.
Cancun Climate Summit, Mexico, December 2010 – A Chinese Government representative discusses China’s achievements in Renewable Energy provision. They rank number one in the world in Windpower, Hydropower and Nuclear Power installations. Their capacity in Solar generation accounts for half of the installations worldwide at 800MW and their Nuclear Power plants contribute 30.97GW (both development […]
Cancun Climate Summit, Mexico, December 2010 – Kenya has superior wind power to the North Sea offshore winds. They have already constructed a 350MW windpower farm and have a Geothermal capacity of 17000MW. Kenya is taking the leaad in controlling their own destiny through the Public Private Partnerships in renewable energy, particularly wind farms.
A tightening noose We set off last week to go and take water samples from our drinking water supplies. Our objective was to determine whether or not chemicals from nearby farms could be found in our storage dams. So you can imagine our absolute shock in seeing what was left remaining of our drinking water […]
COP 20: Al Gore was optimistic about the agreements being reached. He spoke about the inadequacies of GDP at measuring the most important economic realities that we face, for example depletion of natural resources, the production of pollution and other negative externalities. In addition, positive externalities such as social inequality, healthcare, communication and networking are […]
COP 20, Lima 2010, Discussion regarding the need for strong policy commitments so that investors and entrepreneurs can engage with climate development strategies and climate risk. This is not a situation that we can pay our way out of. We need a revolution not only in industry and manufacturing but in people’s minds as well.
Richard Branson of Virgin Airlines and Ted Turner of CNN discuss Carbon Reduction. People need to take up the economic opportunities offered by investing in Clean Energy. USA is lagging behind while China is leaping ahead with their commitment to clean energy. They have started the Business War Room to encourage the business community to […]
Charlier Fraser of the Foundation for Common Good, discusses the corrupt Global Economic System based on inequity and wholesale fraud implicating both government and corporates inevitably. He suggests that all people needs to take responsibility for our own lives and discover ways to circumvent the current way of doing things.
In this interview at COP 22, with Mr Chau Loon Wai, a lecturer at the City and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment at the University of Technology, Malaysia, talks on their progress in the last 6-7 years with respect to assisting cities in Malaysia, which are developing very rapidly, with the reduction of their […]
Fish Crime Symposium, Dept of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cape Town, 12-15 October 2015, Day 2 No 3 – Chris Kasten from World Wildlife Fund and the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative – Green List is fish that is produced in a sustainable and responsible manner, Orange List are fish sources that are cause for […]
What a dichotomy Here you have an island that is slowly being sunk by sea level rise and persistent erosion. The populace of the island are stern or rather die hard Trump supporters and take his stance on climate change as gospel. Yet right before their very eyes they are witnessing the effects of climate […]
COP 22 Agriculture – Science to Action ~ FAO Dep. Director and Coordinator for Natural Resources – Climate Change Impacts in Africa. Maria Helena Semedo (FAO Deputy Director) explained that Agriculture should be “considered a solution and not a threat”, adding that FAO’s work on climate change is aimed at strengthening resilience of smallholder farmers […]
At COP 22 Agriculture Day – Science to Action presentation, Dr Rob Bertram, Chief Scientist at USAID Bureau for Food Security, speaks on Adapting to Climate Change in Africa : from Science to Farmers. Firstly, I would like to congratulate the Kingdom of Morocco in raising the profile “Agriculture” in the context of the global […]
Fish Crime Symposium, Dept of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cape Town, 12-15 October 2015, Day 2 No 8 – Commander Dr Kamal-Deen Ali, Navy Legal Advisor Ghana and Executive Director of Maritime Law and Security, Fish Crime common in Ghana, Yellow Card, EU **RETRACTION NOTICE** We would like to apologize for the incorrect spelling of […]