KfW is testing Blockchain for development aid

  KfW development bank is testing a block chain for development aid. Since one of the aims of this blog is to simplify things, I’ll explain what KfW and the block chain are, then the first sentence above can make some sense. So here is the breakdown. Kfw (The German Reconstruction Credit Institute) which was…

Energy Indicators for Sustainable Development.

  How exactly is our energy profile accessed? Recently I stumbled on a list of indices that are used to analyze energy profiles of countries. So basically, saying 100 million people do not have access to electricity in Africa is not a vague expression, neither does it mean they these people have never seen a…

On Africa energy future being hijacked.

It has taken a long deliberation and reading to decide if it was worth it to write this post, because it is quite political. Last night, I concluded it was important and it needed to be written. Like a broken record, I will say again that these are interesting times in energy as we have…

Heat Island effect: a brief insight…

I was recently writing a report on the city of Tokyo which is the capital of Japan. Now, Japan is a series of islands. (Who would have thought the mighty Japan is only a group of islands?)  but I digress. Back to the report, the city identified air pollution and heat island effect as the two major environmental…

The break is over!

Greenweg is back! Oh, I bet you didn’t even notice there was a three-month hiatus of no activity at all. Yea, me too. So are you curious to know why this break happened? Well, it was a simple case of a moral conflict and I went seeking answers. Not that I have the answers now,…

Circular Economy: Getting to the basics.

You are probably reading this on an electronic mobile device. So it has been assessed that the average lifespan of a mobile device is 2.5-4.7 years, which means within that period of time, you are most likely to dispose of your device. It ends up in the bin right? mostly likely, except for the 1-3% of users…