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European Union’s Ambitious Climate Roadmap and How It Will Impact Africa and Other Developing Nations

European Union’s Ambitious Climate Roadmap and How It Will Impact Africa and Other Developing Nations

In July, the European Union released what it calls its Roadmap to a sustainable future, a monumental progress especially in the wake of the G7 Summit which failed to make substantial climate progress. While the move was huge, it did not come totally unexpected. From EU elections to the Green Deal presented in December 2019,...

Is Africa Ready for the Electric Car Revolution?

Is Africa Ready for the Electric Car Revolution?

In 2016, Kenyan businessman Francis Romano imported electric vehicles into the country only to have them spend weeks at the clearing port. The country had not yet created a policy regarding the use of electric cars. While it’s been five years since this legendary incident took place, the episode still reflects the current disposition of...

Pay Transparency: A Solution to End the Gender Pay Gap

Pay Transparency: A Solution to End the Gender Pay Gap

The last decade has been one of renewed consciousness around social justice issues, some of which have been regarded as normal for decades. One of those issues is the gender pay gap. According to a Pew Research Center analysis of median hourly earnings of both full- and part-time workers in 2020, women earned 84% of...

5 Climate Takeaways From the G7 Summit in Cornwall

5 Climate Takeaways From the G7 Summit in Cornwall

Two weeks ago, the G7 world leaders, heads of state from seven of the world’s largest advanced democracies and economies, including Canada, France, Japan, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States, gathered for the G7 Summit in Cornwall, England. The event was long-overdue and marked the first time the world leaders have met...

Climate Impacts and Environmental Costs of NFTs

Climate Impacts and Environmental Costs of NFTs

On March 23 of this year, the first-ever published tweet, shared back in 2006 by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, was sold for $2.9 million. The tweet was sold as an NFT, a non-fungible token. In the same month, Christie’s auction house sold its first-ever NFT artwork — a collage of images by digital artist Beeple...