What to look out for at COP28
/ 29 November 2023

What to look out for at COP28

There will be some crucial talking points for the climate crisis at this year’s event

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COP28 climate summit: ‘Expectations high, trust is low’
/ 3 May 2023

COP28 climate summit: ‘Expectations high, trust is low’

Wealthy countries must step up and make sure that their pledges to developing countries are met, says COP28 president

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US-Africa summit in Washington: Finance will help Africa over the just energy transition hurdle
/ 22 December 2022

US-Africa summit in Washington: Finance will help Africa over the just energy transition hurdle

The US has committed to aiding the continent in adapting to cleaner, renewable energy sources

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We should be sceptical of climate loans
/ 25 November 2022

We should be sceptical of climate loans

Government forges ahead with corporate-sponsored climate deals without relevant input

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Reparations a no-go zone at COP27
/ 17 November 2022

Reparations a no-go zone at COP27

Developing nations are calling for the countries most responsible for climate change to pay for loss and damage

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Africa hopes voluntary carbon markets will fund climate finance and create jobs
/ 14 November 2022

Africa hopes voluntary carbon markets will fund climate finance and create jobs

But some see carbon credits as a false solution because companies will use the system to avoid cutting their carbon emissions

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‘War’ over how $8.5-billion climate finance will be distributed
/ 17 September 2022

‘War’ over how $8.5-billion climate finance will be distributed

Disagreements as civil society groups say they are not getting a meaningful role in the process, while would-be recipients queue up for the money

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Pent-up investor interest in green energy finance will boost South Africa’s plans
/ 22 November 2021

Pent-up investor interest in green energy finance will boost South Africa’s plans

The delay in additional capacity to the grid was not caused by a lack of private capital, but a lack of projects

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Is listing, privatisation the answer for debt-ridden Eskom?
/ 8 August 2021

Is listing, privatisation the answer for debt-ridden Eskom?

The chief executive believes climate change is an opportunity for the utility to pivot from coal

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