1. COP27: Fossil fuel investment will lead to debt, stranded assets, UN body warns Africa  News24
  2. Analysis: COP27 fossil fuel lobbyists criticised as Africa energy debate simmers  Reuters
  3. COP27: Activists reject new Africa carbon markets initiative  Vanguard
  4. Busisiwe Mavuso | Business, govt must work together to speed up investment in clean energy | Fin24  News24
  5. African nations tell COP27 fossil fuels will tackle poverty  Reuters
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has warned that investing in fossil fuel infrastructure will leave behind a legacy of debt for generations to come. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has warned that investing in fossil fuel infrastructure will leave behind a legacy of debt for generations to come.

COP27: Fossil fuel investment will lead to debt, stranded assets, UN body warns Africa | News24

The African Union is pushing for more investment in fossil gas projects at the COP27 climate conference as European leaders seek alternatives to Russian gas imports.The African Union is pushing for more investment in fossil gas projects at the COP27 climate conference as European leaders seek alternatives to Russian gas imports.

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Africa Carbon Markets Initiative: Roadmap Report | Sustainable Energy for All

It’s a rare occasion when South Africa’s government shines, and it did so when it became the first developing country to share a detailed climate transition plan that has received the backing of developed nations. It’s ambitious —perhaps too ambitious, because there’s a looming R700bn funding g...It’s a rare occasion when South Africa’s government shines, and it did so when it became the first developing country to share a detailed climate transition plan that has received the backing of developed nations. It’s ambitious — perhaps too ambitious, because there’s a looming R700bn funding gap that will need to be bridged.

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What does a Just Transition mean for Africa? | UN Web TV

New capital deployed for wind, solar, geothermal and other renewable power projects in Africa slips to an 11-year low, finds BloombergNEF Read the full report here Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt – As leaders gather in Egypt for the latest round of UN climate talks with the energy transition and economic development very much on the agenda,…

Africa Clean Energy Investment Sees No Post-Pandemic Rebound | Bloomberg Philanthropies

This COP27 side event explores how economic growth in African countries can continue without adding to CO2, in other words decoupled,This COP27 side event explores how economic growth in African countries can continue without adding to CO2, in other words decoupled,

Unlocking a pathway to low-carbon transport in African cities without compromising economic growth - SEI

When: 17 November 2022; 14:30 - 15:30 Egypt Standard Time (EGY) Where: African Union Pavilion, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Organisers:  Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) What: Africa has a huge opportunity to continue developing sustainably, improve human well-being, and protect nature by investing in solutions to fight climate change and air pollution together. A new Integrated Assessment of Air Pollution and Climate Change for Sustainable Development in Africa from the African Union Commission, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, and the UN Environment Programme, developed by African scientists in a process led by the Stockholm Environment Institute, shows how African leaders can act quickly across 5 key areas—transport, residential, energy, agriculture, and waste—to fight climate change, prevent air pollution, and protect human health.  At this COP27 side event, representatives from the CCAC, the African Union, and other partners will launch the Assessment, and participate in discussions on how to fast track implementation of the recommended measures across the key action areas - agriculture, energy, residential, transport, and waste. Key interventions on finances, technology and legal frameworks that are required to facilitate the development of the Africa Clean air Program will be discussed. Agenda forthcoming.When: 17 November 2022; 14:30 - 15:30 Egypt Standard Time (EGY) Where: African Union Pavilion, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Organisers:  Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) What: Africa has a huge opportunity to continue developing sustainably, improve human well-being, and protect nature by investing in solutions to fight climate change and air pollution together. A new Integrated Assessment of Air Pollution and Climate Change for Sustainable Development in Africa from the African Union Commission, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, and the UN Environment Programme, developed by African scientists in a process led by the Stockholm Environment Institute, shows how African leaders can act quickly across 5 key areas—transport, residential, energy, agriculture, and waste—to fight climate change, prevent air pollution, and protect human health.  At this COP27 side event, representatives from the CCAC, the African Union, and other partners will launch the Assessment, and participate in discussions on how to fast track implementation of the recommended measures across the key action areas - agriculture, energy, residential, transport, and waste. Key interventions on finances, technology and legal frameworks that are required to facilitate the development of the Africa Clean air Program will be discussed. Agenda forthcoming.

Launch: Integrated Assessment of Air Pollution and Climate Change for Sustainable Development in Africa

The African Union, the African Development Bank Group and Africa50—in partnership with several global partners—have launched the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA), an initiative to help scale and accelerate financing for green infrastructure projects in Africa.The African Union, the African Development Bank Group and Africa50—in partnership with several global partners—have launched the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA), an initiative to

COP27: African and global partners launch multi-billion alliance for green infrastructure | African Development Bank - Building today, a better Africa tomorrow

Thanks to an endowment worth $5 million generated by Aera, a French carbon credit trader for Africa in partnership with the Swiss foundation myclimate, Indian car manufacturer Mauto Electric Mobility (M Auto) will accelerate the expansion of its green mobility solutions in Africa.Thanks to an endowment worth $5 million generated by Aera, a French carbon credit trader for Africa in partnership with the Swiss foundation myclimate, Indian car manufacturer Mauto Electric Mobility (M Auto) will accelerate the expansion of its green mobility solutions in Africa.

AFRICA: Aera and myclimate sell $5 million in carbon credits for M Auto's EVs | Afrik 21

African activists at the United Nations COP27 climate summit have called for an end to the expansion of...African activists at the United Nations COP27 climate summit have called for an end to the expansion of...

Calls for COP to ban fossil fuel lobbyists | Moree Champion | Moree, NSW

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African nations could have two-thirds of their potential GDP wiped out by the impacts of the climate crisis, yet solutions such as renewables investments in the continent are in decline. With world leaders discussing finance at COP27 today (9 November), will the Global South get the investment support it needs…African nations could have two-thirds of their potential GDP wiped out by the impacts of the climate crisis, yet solutions such as renewables investments in the continent are in decline. With world leaders discussing finance at COP27 today (9 November), will the Global South get the investment support it needs…

GDP damage and renewable slumps: Africa’s low-carbon transition is stalling, can Finance Day at COP27 help? - edie

A number of large-scale solar projects are being developed across the continent, promising a new era of electrification on the back of green energy.A number of large-scale solar projects are being developed across the continent, promising a new era of electrification on the back of green energy.

Top 5 Upcoming Solar PV Projects in Africa

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Palm oil, cocoa, coffee, rubber and other tree crops in sharp focus as African governments commit to responsible production at CoP27Palm oil, cocoa, coffee, rubber and other tree crops in sharp focus as African governments commit to responsible production at CoP27

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How Africans During Conference of the Parties (COP27) and Beyond Can Capitalize on Its Mineral Wealth to Develop an Electric Vehicle Value Chain (By NJ Ayuk)

Electric/Hybrid - Mauto announces closing of $5 million transaction in the voluntary carbon offset market for electric mobility in Africa - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

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Nakate repeated her calls for rich countries to step up and pay for the damage cause by heat-trapping gases in poorer nations that are more vulnerable to climate change.Nakate repeated her calls for rich countries to step up and pay for the damage cause by heat-trapping gases in poorer nations that are more vulnerable ...

Nakate warns against new fossil fuel projects in Africa | Africanews

Carbon certificate trading is a mechanism that aims to reduce companies’ emissions by setting a price for the polluting activities resulting from them, and allowing companies to buy and sell carbon credits related to the volume of their emissions. Carbon certificate trading is a mechanism that aims to reduce companies’ emissions by setting a price for the polluting activities resulting from them, and allowing companies to buy and sell carbon credits related to the volume of their emissions.

Egypt to establish Carbon Certificates Trading Company - EgyptToday

At Cop26 in Glasgow, talks between the European Union, United States, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom to partner up with the country for the proposed energy plan.At Cop26 in Glasgow, talks between the European Union, United States, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom to partner up with the country for the proposed energy plan.

International Partners Group welcomes SA’s Just Energy investment plan

Download logoOn Thursday, at the UN Climate Talks, the Fair Finance Coalition of Southern Africa (FFCSA) revealed the findings of an assessment of theDownload logoOn Thursday, at the UN Climate Talks, the Fair Finance Coalition of Southern Africa (FFCSA) revealed the findings of an assessment of the

Coalition launches policy assessment revealing African Public Finance Institutions' continued financing of fossil fuels - African Business

MAUTO, an African leader in electric two-wheeler mobility committed to low-carbon transport, has announced the first closing of $5 million.MAUTO, an African leader in electric two-wheeler mobility committed to low-carbon transport, has announced the first closing of $5 million.

Africa racing toward green mobility: MAUTO rides away with $5M funding at COP27 — TFN

Providing decent jobs, and protecting the rights and futures of workers are levers for climate ambition, says a global trade union confederationProviding decent jobs, and protecting the rights and futures of workers are levers for climate ambition, says a global trade union confederation

Africa: Climate Action Must Focus on Decent Work and a Just Transition #AfricaClimateHope - allAfrica.com

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‘Green affordable power in Africa is a must’ says new Power Up coalition at COP27‘Green affordable power in Africa is a must’ says new Power Up coalition at COP27

‘Green affordable power in Africa is a must’ says new Power Up coalition at COP27

Investment in renewable energy in Africa fell to its lowest level in more than decade last year despite the continent's huge potential, experts said Wednesday at the COP27 climate conference.Investment in renewable energy in Africa fell to its lowest level in more than decade last year despite the continent's huge potential, experts said Wednesday at the COP27 climate conference.

Africa renewable energy investment at 11-year low: research

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Cop27: Africa, the world’s youngest continent, is on the cusp of sweeping economic development. But that development must be powered by renewables, writes Mohamed AdowCop27: Africa, the world’s youngest continent, is on the cusp of sweeping economic development. But that development must be powered by renewables, writes Mohamed Adow

Cop27: Africa has all the sun and wind it needs to be a clean energy pioneer – but it needs help | The Independent

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African countries have been urged to be wary of making deals with Lobbyists of the fossil fuel industry who have numbered over 936 at theAfrican countries have been urged to be wary of making deals with Lobbyists of the fossil fuel industry who have numbered over 936 at the

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African nations must be allowed to develop their fossil fuel resources to help lift their pepole out of poverty, governments said at the COP27 talks in Egypt, which welcomed leaders of oil and gas companies sidelined at previous talks. Pressure to leave hydrocarbons in the ground has been weakened this year by the disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine that led to a surge in energy prices and pushed inflation to multi-decade highs.African nations must be allowed to develop their fossil fuel resources to help lift their pepole out of poverty, governments said at the COP27 talks in Egypt, which welcomed leaders of oil and gas companies sidelined at previous talks. Pressure to leave hydrocarbons in the ground has been weakened this year by the disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine that led to a surge in energy prices and pushed inflation to multi-decade highs.

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Analysis-Can COP27 deter Africa from a 'dash for gas' in green energy transition?

A new study underlines how each African country has different needs and starting points in their journey to an energy sufficient future. A new study underlines how each African country has different needs and starting points in their journey to an energy sufficient future.

Clean energy future for Africa must include country-specific solutions

Rich countries have been discussing "just energy transition partnerships" with South Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and SenegalRich countries have been discussing "just energy transition partnerships" with South Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Senegal

As Cop27 kicks off, where are the coal to clean deals at?

An alliance of African think tanks active in the areas of governance, anti-corruption and energy policy has called for transparency and accountability for projects in the energy sector.An alliance of African think tanks active in the areas of governance, anti-corruption and energy policy has called for transparency and accountability for projects in the energy sector.

Alliance of African Think Tanks calls for transparency and accountability on projects in energy sector - MyJoyOnline.com

A new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI) has been launched at the ongoing climate change summit in Egypt, which aims to support the growth of carbon credit production and create jobs in Africa. A new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI) has been launched at the ongoing climate change summit in Egypt, which aims to support the growth of carbon credit production and create jobs in Africa.

Nigeria, others launch new Africa carbon markets initiative at COP 27 | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

“We must see the so-called dash for gas for what it really is: a dash down a bridge to nowhere, leaving the countries of the world facing climate chaos andEurope’s attempts to get alternative gas supplies from African countries in the wake of …

Europe’s ‘Dash For Gas’ In Africa Is A Setback For Renewable Energy - Health Policy Watch

African activists at the United Nations COP27 climate summit have called for an end to the expansion of...African activists at the United Nations COP27 climate summit have called for an end to the expansion of...

Calls for COP to ban fossil fuel lobbyists | Cootamundra Herald | Cootamundra, NSW

Ahead of COP27, we spoke with the organizers behind Don’t Gas Africa, a campaign led by African civil society to try and make sure Africa doesn’t end up locked into fossil fuels.Ahead of COP27, we spoke with the organizers behind Don’t Gas Africa, a campaign led by African civil society aiming to stop fossil fuel expansion in Africa.

The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Coming for Africa. These African Campaigners Are Fighting Back.

The Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI) was launched at COP27 to support the growth of carbon credits production in Africa.The Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI) was launched at COP27 to support the growth of carbon credits production in Africa.

COP27: New Africa Carbon Markets Initiative inaugurated - GreentechLead

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of global clean energy powerhouse Masdar, tells us about its plans for clean energy worldwideMohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of global clean energy powerhouse Masdar, tells us about its plans for clean energy worldwide

Africa holds enormous potential to become a renewable energy leader - African Business

Ministers from ten African countries will today sign the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative Declaration, a single set of principles for the responsible production of agricultural commodities in Africa.Ministers from ten African countries will today sign the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative Declaration, a single set of principles for the responsible production of agricultural commodities in Africa.

Ten countries commit to sustainable commodities in Africa - Africa Feeds