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The top 5 green building stories in 2015

From the world’s most sustainable office building to global efforts to reduce the impact of the construction sector, the green building industry saw many positive developments in 2015. Buildings account for as much as a third of global carbon ...

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Africa Could Lead World on Green Energy

Africa could be the first region in the world to power its economic development on renewable energy rather than fossil fuels such as coal, according to the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA). “I’m very excited about this,” said ...

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The Chinese scramble to mine Africa

A more than twenty-five fold jump in investment in fewer than 10 years. That’s how fast China is gaining control over Africa’s mining industry. And Beijing’s push is not ending any time soon.  China’s growing economy is thirsty for ...

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Lesotho water to relieve impact of SA drought

The South African government’s Water and Sanitation Department says the release of water from the Katse Dam in Lesotho (pictured above) into the Orange River will bolster the water supply into South Africa and should relieve the impact of the ...

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