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Cooking gas

A customer shops for cooking gas in Kibera, Nairobi.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo I Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The re-emergence of charcoal use will also be a major contributor to climate change and environmental pollution.
  • Burning trees for charcoal is a huge distributor to deforestation. Research shows that deforestation has a dual impact on the climate.

Kenya envisions a newly industrialised middle-income economy with measures and policies to pursue low carbon and resilient development pathway by 2030. It is also one of the first countries to enact a comprehensive law and policy to guide climate action with commitment to abate greenhouse gases by 32 per cent by 2030 and clean energy development, energy efficiency and drought management among its priorities. 

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