It is five years since the Paris Climate Agreement on global emissions was instigated. Time moves quickly, but policy and change don’t always maintain the same pace.
Can the world achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050? In his new book Bill Gates examines the technologies that could help us reach the target.
With more than half of the world’s population living in cities, urban areas will play an important role in accelerating the global uptake of renewables – particularly in Africa.
The Kariba Dam, a hydroelectric dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe. GettyImages Ellen Fungisai Chipango, University of Johannesburg Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems. About 42% of Zimbabwe’s households are connected to the electricity […]
There is a huge shortfall in the investment needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the private sector has a crucial role to play in plugging it.
The rollout of decentralised renewable energy could be a game-changer in bringing power to a country whose citizens and businesses are poorly served by the grid
Solar energy is an invaluable resource in rural areas like this facility in Gambia. Gavi/2018/Guido Dingemans Cyrus Sinai, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Rob Fetter, Duke University There’s hope that some industrialised countries will achieve near-universal vaccination against COVID-19 in the coming months. Yet the effort to vaccinate even the most essential […]
Abidjan, Ivory Coast/ — The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has committed $530 million to finance the construction of a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line that will connect the north and south transmission grids in Angola and allow for the distribution of clean energy between the two regions.