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The Kyoto Protocol made history in 1997 as the first major international effort to slow climate change.
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.
The mission of the Department of Energy is to “regulate and transform the sector for the provision of secure, sustainable and affordable energy”.
South Africa’s Low Emission Development Strategy 2050 is the country’s most recent emissions reductions plan.