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Africa’s renewable energy pioneers

The fact that Sub-Saharan Africa is beginning to embrace renewables is underlined by the role that two countries, in particular, are playing in promoting the sector.…

Defending African interests at the climate summit

When French foreign minister Laurent Fabius brought the gavel down on December’s historic Paris Climate Agreement, delegates embraced in the aisles, danced with their jubilant colleagues and celebrated long into the night.…

Africa looks to Cop22 as climate fight continues

After years of false starts, fraught discussions and great power wrangling, the world’s climate negotiators struggled to contain their emotions after finally reaching December’s historic deal in Paris.…

Cop21: Africa lays cards on table

Tucked away in Paris’s northern suburbs, the commune of Le Bourget is not usually associated with events of historical significance.

When money grows on trees

The nuts from the croton trees used to fade back into the earth in northern Kenya, while their branches were the favoured firewood for small farming communities.…

Climate Change: When local is global

As we have moved from one major climate-change conference after the other, from Kyoto to The Hague, from Bali to Doha, the issue is treated as a global phenomenon which requires global solutions.…