The Road to COP26: Opportunities, Challenges and the African Transition to Net-Zero

Africa can increase energy access, create jobs and keep carbon emission low. A recent analysis, undertaken by the Economic Commission for Africa based on country case studies done with Oxford University and Vivid Economics, has shown that job creation and gross value addition are dramatically stronger when a low carbon investment pathway is taken. Read more

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Africa raises its voice in the war on climate change

The battle to combat climate change also demands global cooperation so that no country is left behind, since we all share the same skies. And although Africa generates less than 4% of the world’s carbon footprint and bears very little blame for climate change, it already suffers the brunt of the damage with floods, famine, droughts and plagues. Read more

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A just transition to net-zero will require a collective global effort

An equitable and just transition to net-zero emissions will require concerted efforts of all societal layers, that is, individuals, civil society, the private and public sectors. On an individual level, it is important that, where we can, we implement energy efficiency plans within own households and environments. Read more

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