The money (equivalent to 500,000 U.S dollars) was offered through Power Africa Uganda Accelerator and will be channeled through Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) to facilitate the increase of clean energy generation and access to electricity among Uganda's rural and urban citizens.
Sainsburys, a UK supermarket, recently made plans to put fake meats in chilled sections alongside the real thing in 400 of their stores, due to the rising numbers of UK vegans (3.5 million), and ‘flexitarians’ (22 million) that want to buy more plant based foods.
Swedish furniture chain Ikea is to phase out single-use plastic products within two years. It announced that it was acting to promote a more sustainable life for consumers amid growing concerns about the effects of plastic on the environment.
The Kinder Morgan aka Trans-Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast is controversial due to resistance from environmentalists and indigenous groups.
A new weapon in the battle against greenhouse gases is being launched with omnipork - a shiitake mushroom, rice and pea protein. The meat-free dumplings have been created by Canadian scientists and Hong Kong climate campaigners in the hope of persuading people to help save the environment.
Elon Musk's brother, Kimbal, is heading in a different direction to the Tesla CEO - offering to help people change their eating habits.