Supporting the just transition in Africa: The developed world must do more

Cannot face climate crisis alone

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Cheryl Buss of Absa International
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Cheryl Buss of Absa International

With the COP26 conference taking place at the back end of last year, results and promises from the event have been mixed for Africa. 

While Africa is responsible for only 4% of global emissions, the continent is going to bear the brunt of climate change which will have a significant impact on the productivity and sustainability of Africa.  Africa is under barrage from all directions, it lacks the funds and infrastructure to deal with the adverse impacts of climate change, while also navigating the transition to sustainable power sources. Funding commitments from COP26 are simply not enough to support this. The good and the bad from COP26 At COP26, there were a number of significant commitments from countries to...

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