climate change goals
South Africa recently published its draft climate plan and it sees the country proposing ambitious cuts to its emissions by 2030.
Finance and Policy
The Pretoria High Court has issued an interdict preventing coal mining company Uthaka Energy from starting mining and related activities in a Strategic Water Source area.
Despite renewable energy having been the most resilient form of power generation during the lockdown, urgent investment is needed to scale systems and technologies and digitalise grids to help meet climate goals.
IRENA and the RES4Africa Foundation have agreed to cooperate to increase the speed of renewable energy development in Africa.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres says disruption is “outpacing our efforts to address it” with each week bringing “new climate-related devastation”.
Multilateral Development Banks have established a joint framework for aligning their activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement, reinforcing their commitment to combat climate change.