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Natural gas presents a risk to the success of the green energy transition, to the economy and to the country’s climate goals.
Climate finance can empower South Africa to build a greener, healthier future where it costs less to keep the lights on.
South Africa is a coal-dependent country. Coal makes up 74 per cent of the country’s total electricity supply. In the first quarter of 2021, 81.8 per cent of South Africa’s electricity came from coal.
Investors can no longer afford to ignore the threat of climate change. The window to position their portfolios accordingly “may be shrinking”, says BlackRock, the largest money manager in the world.