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Air pollution is the world’s most critical environmental health risk. South Africa’s use of fossil fuels produces hundreds of millions of tonnes of emissions annually.

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Energy is essential for the functioning of any modern economy. South Africa’s Central Energy Fund (CEF) does the vital job of maintaining that energy supply.

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Rural development is vital for South Africa’s sustainable economic future. The farming sector is perhaps the most important, as food security and poverty reduction depend on it.

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Since 2003, the South African government has been funding free electricity for the poorest households. This is because it recognises that poverty is a barrier to electricity access.

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COP26 saw South Africa make a public commitment to greening its economy. But, can non-renewable resources be part of this transition?

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“There are no jobs on a dead planet!” goes the old slogan. Environmental degradation is a serious risk to economic growth.

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The IMF is sounding the alarm as climate change threatens to worsen food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.

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While waiting for government measures to be implemented, many businesses are taking control of their own energy security through investment in solar.

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A new @IMFNews study says climate change is intensifying food insecurity across sub-Saharan Africa and will have lasting adverse economic effects.

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How solar energy can help bring an end to load shedding.

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I was absolutely astonished to discover this: the solar supply chain we need to reach net zero is ALREADY UNDER CONSTRUCTION, at least if you go by what polysilicon producers are up to:

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-09-06/solar-industry-supply-chain-that-will-beat-climate-change-is-already-being-built?srnd=opinion