Do we embrace coal mining or conserve the old town of Lamu?

Lamu is faced with a tough decision on whether to continue conserving it or allow coal mining in the area. The coal mine is to provide the needed power as per our vision 2030. If we go ahead and embrace the coal mining, we will be placing our environment in crisis. The environment impacts to be experienced is far much harmful than the benefits. UNESCO saw good in Lamu but that may be lost very soon. And once again, we are at logger heads with our politicians for the sake of safe environment for our fellow Kenyans. The old town of Lamu is about to have a very bad turn of events if the environmentalists or the government fail to stop the coal plant to be built there.

Read the full article here

Advertisements

One thought on “Do we embrace coal mining or conserve the old town of Lamu?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.