This paper provides a brief overview of climate change in Africa and its effects specifically on Uganda. It examines some of the climatic change implications for the country (i.e. drought, resources pressures and local violence, rising temperatures and increased diseases, food insecurity and species extinction). Some suggestions on how the Uganda government may help tackle […]

This paper provides a brief overview of oil exploration in Africa and its effects on the continent, concentrating specifically on Uganda. It examines the implications for political economic and environmental developments within the country due to the recent discovery of new oil reserves. Suggestions on how Uganda may alleviate potential political, economic, social and environmental […]

 “We are recycling not only to protect the environment, but for economic reasons as well. Disposal is simply too costly and too dangerous. The challenge is to redirect the flow of raw materials going to landfill into strengthening our declining local economies. The solution to pollution is self-reliant cities and counties.” Neil Seldman, Institute for […]