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    China’s biggest bank abandons US$3bn coal project in Zimbabwe

    CHINA’S biggest bank has dumped plans to fund a US$3-billion billion coal-fired power plant in Zimbabwe, in a blow to a two-decade effort to develop the project, according to a coalition of 32 environmental groups. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China told Go Clean ICBC, which includes environmental activist group 350.org, that it wouldn’t fund the 2 800 MW Sengwa…

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  • Science & Tech

    Zimbabwe must start to move away from coal: Emmie Chiyondiko

    ZIMBABWE-born chemist Emmie Chiyindiko grew up dreaming of superheroes and watchingCaptain Planet and the Planeteers, but now she’s a chemist exploring green chemistry: reducing the carbon footprint by making industrial processes more efficient. The 26-year-old, now a chemistry PhD student at South Africa’s University of Free State, in her opinion piece below talks passionately about green chemistry and why recycling ♻️…

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