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Act globally to avert climate driven child deaths
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said over 940,000 children risked death due to malnutrition resulting from food scarcity caused by prolonged drought in some four counties.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Act globally to avert climate driven child deaths
Tackle climate crisis with mental health in mind
Families in arid and semi-arid regions may have adapted to certain long dry spells, but the worst hit in Marsabit and such places say it is taking longer than they can endure. They are stressed.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Tackle climate crisis with mental health in mind
Step up recycling, clean energy in new buildings
Poorly lit houses are not easy to properly clean, creating room for insects and dust. It is also easier to have accidents in houses when vision is compromised because of poor lighting.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Step up recycling, clean energy in new buildings
Yes, throwing away food worsens climate change
According to Food and Agriculture Organisation, “global food loss and waste contributes about 8 per cent of total anthropogenic GHG emissions”.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Yes, throwing away food worsens climate change
If you believe in OnlyOneEarth, treat it well
Mitigation of the triple planetary crisis is everyone’s responsibility. Adaptation alone will not help.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
If you believe in OnlyOneEarth, treat it well
Midwives call for higher benefits to improve services for mothers
The “need for supplies and decent facilities” was the top demand for nurses and midwives polled in Kenya, Ghana, India and Nigeria.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Midwives call for higher benefits to improve services for mothers
Everyone is planting trees, but where are they?
Why aren’t we hitting our forest cover targets despite the tree planting campaigns and response by corporates, ministers always captured in social media and mainstream media?
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Everyone is planting trees, but where are they?
Youth urged to take part in peace drives
The government has called for the participation of youth to improve peace, and capacity building to enhance response to conflict warnings.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Youth urged to take part in peace drives
Conflicts have serious effects on food security
For the nearly one hour taken to write this article, 75 humans may have lost their lives to severe hunger somewhere in East Africa, particularly in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Conflicts have serious effects on food security
Tackle energy poverty slowing Africa's growth
The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)7 targets access to clean and renewable energy for all by 2030, but which will need huge investments at a time a lot of African countries are burdened with debts
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Tackle energy poverty slowing Africa's growth
Nexus between climate change and insecurity
The Economic Survey 2022 released last Thursday by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics brings out the relationship between climate change and economic growth.
By Lynet Otieno 3 months ago
Nexus between climate change and insecurity
Innovation key in sustaining fast growing cities
Everyone is chasing a dream in a land of plenty, while some run from climate-induced water stresses, mostly caused by prolonged drought.
By Lynet Otieno 3 months ago
Innovation key in sustaining fast growing cities
Today, humans, not Mother Earth, need saving
Destroying land to extract oil and gas is not sustainable, compared to exploiting renewable sources such as wind and solar.
By Lynet Otieno 3 months ago
Today, humans, not Mother Earth, need saving
Act as we prepare for floods after long drought
By this time, many are usually weeding their crops, expecting harvest between June and August. But the long dry season has left many a farmer confused, and wondering what else to do.
By Lynet Otieno 4 months ago
Act as we prepare for floods after long drought
How personal responsibility can save our wildlife
Animals, naturally, move around to find more comfortable places to breed or even lick salt.
By Lynet Otieno 4 months ago
How personal responsibility can save our wildlife
Secret to a healthy nation lies below our feet
Many suffer for consuming polluted ground and other water or for inadequate nutrition due to prolonged droughts.
By Lynet Otieno 4 months ago
Secret to a healthy nation lies below our feet
How banks wield power to grow green economy
A greener spectacle in the private finance sector will complement what the global green climate fund is doing in climate adaptation and mitigation.
By Lynet Otieno 4 months ago
How banks wield power to grow green economy
Support rural women to build climate resilience
If well empowered, the rural woman can be a major player in disaster risk reduction and save communities from ripple effects of climate change...
By Lynet Otieno 4 months ago
Support rural women to build climate resilience
How youth stand to benefit by ending plastic use
Many people have had an unpleasant encounter with plastic. Our livestock’s intestines are messed after feeding on plastic.
By Lynet Otieno 5 months ago
How youth stand to benefit by ending plastic use
It does pay to strengthen safeguards for nature
The efforts have enabled sustainable use of mangrove forests despite glaring threats such as over-harvesting, plastics pollution of the Indian Ocean.
By Lynet Otieno 5 months ago
It does pay to strengthen safeguards for nature
States must be real, genuine about Net Zero pledges
Several giant companies have made similar commitments. Individual commitments also count.
By Lynet Otieno 5 months ago
States must be real, genuine about Net Zero pledges
The stench of death from drought will choke us
Towards the end of 2021, the UN’s ReliefWeb had shown a worrying trend, with little or no rainfall in parts of Marsabit.
By Lynet Otieno 5 months ago
The stench of death from drought will choke us
Finally media down to earth, report on climate
Many newsrooms and individual journalists are back to reality, literally taking the climate bull by its horns through awareness creation.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Finally media down to earth, report on climate
Why bowsers at burial sites are an attraction for thirsty villagers
Guests from afar seem perturbed by the activities at the “water point”.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Why bowsers at burial sites are an attraction for thirsty villagers
On loss and damage, don't wait for Cairo COP27
Loss and damage is a term used in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change processes to refer to negative effects of weather events.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
On loss and damage, don't wait for Cairo COP27
Residents forced to disturb the dead to evade nature's wrath
People displaced by floods are invading abandoned homes. Sex is becoming a luxury for married couples in camps.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Residents forced to disturb the dead to evade nature's wrath
Include persons with disability in climate action plans
The chances of a person living with a disability dying because they are incapacitated or were not able to move fast enough are higher
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Include persons with disability in climate action plans
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Double loss for women as floods wash away joy, pride, livelihood
For many a woman, the flooding in 2019 and 2020 that saw them displaced also snatched their financial muscle, and pride.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Double loss for women as floods wash away joy, pride, livelihood
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Nyando floods destroyed our lives, made us poor, homeless
When her grandchild died, she begged for space to bury him, as her home was still inaccessible.
By Lynet Otieno 6 months ago
Nyando floods destroyed our lives, made us poor, homeless
Why State must tackle climate induced clashes
This week’s attacks over grazing land, which cost seven human lives in Meru, may pass as tribal chaos; or just politics. But it is unacceptable.
By Lynet Otieno 7 months ago
Why State must tackle climate induced clashes
Act globally to avert climate driven child deaths
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said over 940,000 children risked death due to malnutrition resulting from food scarcity caused by prolonged drought in some four counties.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Act globally to avert climate driven child deaths
Tackle climate crisis with mental health in mind
Families in arid and semi-arid regions may have adapted to certain long dry spells, but the worst hit in Marsabit and such places say it is taking longer than they can endure. They are stressed.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Tackle climate crisis with mental health in mind
Step up recycling, clean energy in new buildings
Poorly lit houses are not easy to properly clean, creating room for insects and dust. It is also easier to have accidents in houses when vision is compromised because of poor lighting.
By Lynet Otieno 1 month ago
Step up recycling, clean energy in new buildings
Yes, throwing away food worsens climate change
According to Food and Agriculture Organisation, “global food loss and waste contributes about 8 per cent of total anthropogenic GHG emissions”.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Yes, throwing away food worsens climate change
If you believe in OnlyOneEarth, treat it well
Mitigation of the triple planetary crisis is everyone’s responsibility. Adaptation alone will not help.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
If you believe in OnlyOneEarth, treat it well
Midwives call for higher benefits to improve services for mothers
The “need for supplies and decent facilities” was the top demand for nurses and midwives polled in Kenya, Ghana, India and Nigeria.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Midwives call for higher benefits to improve services for mothers
Everyone is planting trees, but where are they?
Why aren’t we hitting our forest cover targets despite the tree planting campaigns and response by corporates, ministers always captured in social media and mainstream media?
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Everyone is planting trees, but where are they?
Youth urged to take part in peace drives
The government has called for the participation of youth to improve peace, and capacity building to enhance response to conflict warnings.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Youth urged to take part in peace drives
Conflicts have serious effects on food security
For the nearly one hour taken to write this article, 75 humans may have lost their lives to severe hunger somewhere in East Africa, particularly in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Conflicts have serious effects on food security
Tackle energy poverty slowing Africa's growth
The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)7 targets access to clean and renewable energy for all by 2030, but which will need huge investments at a time a lot of African countries are burdened with debts
By Lynet Otieno 2 months ago
Tackle energy poverty slowing Africa's growth
Lapfund to invest Sh10b in Nakuru mall
Real Estate
By Macharia Kamau
41 mins ago
The green building principles aiming to get real estate to net zero
Real Estate
By World Economic Forum
46 mins ago
All eyes on new Shelter Afrique boss amid exits
Real Estate
By Graham Kajilwa
51 mins ago
John Waluke, Didmus Barasa win MP races
Politics
By Fred Kagonye
1 hr ago
Nyanza leaders upbeat after poll, say it's region's defining moment
Nyanza
By Eric Abuga and Olivia Odhiambo
1 hr ago