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At COP26, Africa must have its collective voice heard. We want affordable solutions to meet the multiple risks of climate change.
At the Ninth Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX) conference, the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde, Ulisses Correia e Silva called on African leaders to present a united front and push for bold African solutions for global efforts to tackle climate change as they prepare for the 26th UN climate change conference (COP26).
With COP26 drawing closer, we reflect on current policies, laws and mechanisms of six countries and how they have developed and implemented policies in response to their undertakings under the Paris Agreement.
Energy-focused multilateral development bank, the Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) has reinforced its commitment to the energy transition by committing to a new environment, social and governance (ESG) policy framework.
The recommended IEA path to net-zero is a difficult one for South Africa to follow, considering its heavy reliance on coal; however, the country has positive initiatives in place to report on at COP26 states SANEDI.
South Africa’s 7th National Greenhouse Gas Inventory 2000 to 2017 shows an increase in emissions in the energy, product use and waste sectors.
Enlit Africa is back in October as the continent prepares for COP26. The fast-growing attendee numbers and feedback shows full support.
UK Climate Investments has fulfilled its cornerstone commitment of $34 million to help establish Africa’s first dedicated renewable energy yieldco, managed by majority black-owned fund manager Revego Fund Managers.
The Minister of State for Power has indicated that Nigeria is ready to participate in COP26 but that the country needs in excess of $400 billion between now and 2050 to power over 25 million homes.