Going Green Is A Must for Africa's Economic Prosperity

How can Africa realize economic prosperity without contributing further to climate change? The solution lies in a kind of Green New Deal - a comprehensive strategy for achieving sustainable growth, including through coordinated, large-scale investment in renewable-energy deployment, write Carlos Lopes, a former head of the UN Economic Commission for Africa who is now a professor at the Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town

 

  • Africa:  Going Green Is Not a Luxury for Africa

    Project Syndicate, 10 September 2019

    Earlier this year, Tropical Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa, killing hundreds, injuring thousands, and displacing even more. In Mozambique, as much as half of all annual… Read more »

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