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COP 23- Ending Coal

The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany  was the next step for governments to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and accelerate the transformation to sustainable, resilient and climate-safe development. The Paris Agreement entered into force  in November 2016. The conference  further clarified the enabling frameworks that will make the agreement fully operational […]

PRESS RELEASE: Energy Regulatory Commission has Not Issued a License for the Lamu Coal Plant

Lamu, March 30, 2017 We wish to clarify media reports that the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has not granted a license to Amu Power for the proposed 1,050 MW coal power plant in Lamu County. Rather, the ERC published a response to Save Lamu’s objection to the issuance of a license to Amu Power. This […]

KNCHR meets with Save Lamu on Lamu Coal Plant

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) Led by Commissioner and Vice Chair Mr. George Morara held fruitful discussions with Save Lamu Staff at the latter offices in Lamu Island on 18th March 2016. The Commission was pleased with Save Lamu work for advocating for sustainable and responsible development including advancing environmental rights as well […]