31 Oct '16, 12am

#ClimateChange: Ghana’s environment minister keeps the Paris promise: Calls for a Freeze on proposed coal project.:

#ClimateChange: Ghana’s environment minister keeps the Paris promise: Calls for a Freeze on proposed coal project.:

Ghana’s environment minister keeps the Paris promise: Calls for a Freeze on proposed coal project. 350Africa’s G-ROC team has been at the forefront of an anti-coal campaign, confronting the Ghanaian government, Energy Protection Agency, Volta River Authority and Shenzhen Energy Group, polluters, who have proposed for the construction of a destructive 2x350MW coal-fired power plant in Ekumfi District Central region of Ghana. Recently, Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Mahama Ayariga, has made bold statements rejecting the proposed $1.5 billion coal project . This announcement complements Ghana’s parliament, which joined countries in ratifying the Paris Agreement in the pursuit of sustainable development and attaining clean energy goals in line with Ghana’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (GH-INDC). The Paris agreement will enter into force on November 4th , just ...

Full article: https://350.org/ghanas-environment-minister-keeps-the-par...

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