Kenya’s capital Nairobi has a traffic and air pollution problem. But Ma3Route, a Kenyan mobile, web and SMS platform, wants to change that with a smart crowd-sourced solution.
Germany and five other EU countries are facing fines for breaking the law on air pollution. The European Commission is taking them to court — which could get expensive.
That the EU has to sue six countries for violating its air pollution levels demonstrates the vast power auto and energy lobbies exert over governments. But as usual, citizens are likely to bear the burden in the end.
On eco@africa, we find out why South Africa's corals are so resilient, meet the microbiologist making gowns from milk and the man promoting hybrid cars in Nigeria. Those stories and much more on this week's show!
World-leading auto supplier Bosch recently announced a bright future for diesel, claiming dramatic new innovations which would slash emissions. Too good to be true? Or can we dare to dream of a diesel future?
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