Road to COP28
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Africa needs to receive billions of dollars in extra climate funding if it is to counter the impacts of climate change. How is Africa making its demands heard in international forums?
Carbon trading may be a useful concept, or even an effective tool, but can it provide a systemic solution to the problem of global warming? We look at how Africa can make the most of the controversial schemes.
Africa has a wealth of unexplored fossil fuels, but is also moving quickly towards renewable energy sources. How can Africa strike the balance between the immediate gains of fossil fuel exploitation and the huge future opportunity of green growth?
Disaster Risk Management
As climate impacts worsen in Africa, it is imperative that the continent prepares itself for a range of disasters, from flooding to droughts. We look at the key projects and technological innovations that the continent is using to defend itself.
Critical minerals - which Africa has in abundance - are key to the green technologies of the future. While exports will be lucrative, local processing will be key to unlocking full value.
Road to COP28
The Road to COP28 special feature in African Business is a dedicated coverage section that explores the challenges and opportunities for climate action in the run-up to the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will take place in Dubai in December 2023.