ACCRA — Africa produces less than 4% of the greenhouse gases that are thought to lead to climate change, and yet continental Africa is expected to be the most affected by climate change.
This project explores how well organised the continent is in ensuring that its voice is heard within the halls of the COP meetings. What are the dynamics? What are the issues? And where are the sticking points?
It is a story that in many ways reflects Africa’s difficulty in presenting a common vision that can face up to the ever-shifting tectonic plates of global geo-politics; and the gulf that exists between those skilfully negotiating at the highest level and the ordinary people who wonder if they will ever see any benefit.
The team comprises the staff of a long-established London-based publication providing Africa wide political, economic and security analysis; staff from Africa’s most prominent media training NGO based in Ghana; and the award winning senior environmental correspondent from a respected Kenyan newspaper. It has enabled us to ‘look wide, but dive deep’.
- Radical climate finance strategies go mainstream, Africa Confidential, 13/10/2023
- China, Europe and the US mull tariff war amid scramble for Africa's green minerals, Africa Confidential, 24/10/2023
- Fight over control of loss and damage fund dominates pre-summit talks, Africa Confidential, 31/10/2023
- How will the EU's carbon border tax affect Africa?, EUobserver, 26/11/2023
- Geopolitics and ’hypocrisy wars’ could boost pledges at UN Climate summit, EurActiv, 29/11/2023
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