Coal issues have been a keen topic of discussion world over. After the Paris agreement in 2015, many countries committed to put efforts on climate actions & work towards adaptation & mitigation actions to reduce carbon emissions. Kenya itself submitted its Nationally Determined Contributions(NDCs) pledging to reduce carbon emissions by a meaningful percentage by 2030
As it stands, the government has a hand in a proposed Coal fired Power plant in Lamu, a world recognized UNESCO heritage site. Setting up a coal plant is a wrongful of funds set for development. Most economies are shifting towards renewables, why should Kenya indulge in this dirty energy form?
As part of our campaign strategies 350 Kenya power shift welcomes you to a university Energy debate, an event that seeks to create awareness as well as bringing on board more support to the campaign, especially from scholars. We believe that in the end, working with academia will yield more impacts & results until Kenya #deCOALonize as a whole. To compliment the debate, a quiz challenge will serve to assess students knowledge on energy & sustainability matters in Kenya and beyond. You don't want to miss this...