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Explainer Selection of fruits at a food market

Spiralling food prices are driving inflation and squeezing household budgets. This is exacerbating poverty, hunger and debt.

Explainer Gas burning on the hob of a cooker

Natural gas presents a risk to the success of the green energy transition, to the economy and to the country’s climate goals.

Explainer City road with buildings and cars

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is promoted as a cleaner fuel alternative, but also comes with risks to the climate and health.

Explainer Green landscape with wind turbines in the distance. Sunlight breaking through the clouds.

Climate finance can empower South Africa to build a greener, healthier future where it costs less to keep the lights on.

Explainer Aerial view of solar panels

While fossil fuel prices soar, solar is the solution to affordable energy security, job creation and sustainable economic growth.

Explainer Photograph of a man placing the charger in a white Nissan Leaf. Only his right arm and the right side of his body are in shot.

South Africa’s car manufacturing industry can remain a key contributor to the economy if it pivots to electric as soon as possible.

Explainer Floating icons of official national flags of the world

The Kyoto Protocol made history in 1997 as the first major international effort to slow climate change.

Explainer Oil and gas rig off Cape town coast, view from land

While the world plans for a future without gas, an upsurge in new gas projects in South Africa is likely a “costly mistake”.

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What an excellent piece of clear-eyed analysis on the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism and what it means for South Africa. 🇪🇺🇿🇦

John Dludlu from the Small Business Initiative absolutely nails it 👏
@BDliveSA

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2022-12-23-john-dludlu-act-now-on-green-trade-with-the-eu-before-it-is-too-late/

The biggest threat to achieving 1.5 degrees is the speed at which we invest, not divest. We need at least $4 in clean energy investment for every $1 maintaining fossil fuels until we can phase them out. #GFANZ is accelerating capital to major emerging markets #COP27