New investments in coal-fired power infrastructure will hinder efforts towards a progressive, just energy transition to renewable energy with potentially huge losses for South Africa’s public finances. We have a window of opportunity to stop this
This is the question many civil society organizations are asking themselves after the African Development Bank (AfDB) released a press release on Monday rejecting claims of financial support to a controversial pipeline project.
Given the urgency to address the climate crisis and ensure that South Africa is able to do its part in limiting global temperature rise to no more than 1.5°C, the 2020 budget speech demonstrates governments’ complacency
The world has entered a crucial decade for turning the climate crisis around. South Africa’s 2020 Budget is where we should look for signals of the political will to take measures to meet targets for reducing