Chris Bain

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Rebuilding Nepal After Devastating Earthquake

(0) Comments | Posted 25 April 2016 | (09:56)

Kamala Thalea lost her son, two daughters and her mother when a devastating earthquake hit Nepal one year ago.

She said, "My family and old life are gone now, I only have my eldest daughter left with me."

I met Kamala last week in Rasuwa, three hours north of...

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Coal Is Not the Answer for the World's Poorest People, But Tell That to the Lobbyists

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2015 | (11:50)

Communities we work with all over the world are telling us that climate change - mainly caused from burning the fossil fuel coal - is pushing them deeper into poverty. Yet those who advocate for the continued use of coal often espouse the argument that we shouldn't stop poor countries...

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Why the Poorest Will Have to Wait for Water

(0) Comments | Posted 21 March 2012 | (23:00)

The Millennium Development Goal on water has been met. This is a major global achievement and we should all feel pride in the part that our governments have played to get us to this milestone.

That over 2 billion people have gained access to clean water to drink since 1990...

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