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Africa needs $240bn for clean energy shift, Ramaphosa says

‘We need grant funding to help us transition,’ he said. ‘If we get the funding we will migrate far quicker to renewable energy.’
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Sub-Saharan Africa needs $240 billion for the region to transition to a clean energy, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

“We need grant funding to help us transition,” he said. “If we get the funding we will migrate far quicker to renewable energy.”

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, even though the region accounts for around 2%-3% of the carbon dioxide emissions from energy and industrial sources, according to the United Nations.

South Africa, the highest carbon emitter in the region, will be attending the COP26 climate change conference in November and the country will present proposals and ambitious targets agreed to between government and industry, according to Ramaphosa.

“We are victims of what the developed countries did in the past,” he said. “We want support and we want grant funding to help us transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.”

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Is this all this guy can do??? BEG??? What he is after is “funding” that they can steal. That’s all they do!!!

Why not go the the police station and lay charges against the thieves and his comrades he has been protecting in the past and presently?

Maybe then he can be “respected” and treated in a “dignified” manner by the international community.

At the moment the whole world see what I see. Its not pretty. TSK!!!

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