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The Africa Renewable Energy Dialogue

In partnership with the African Climate Foundation, Dalberg and UN Economic Commission for Africa, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the UN High-level Climate Action Champions co-hosted The Africa Renewable Energy Dialogue. The event took place virtually on 26 July 2021.

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A Clean Covid-19 Recovery: The South African Opportunity

Never has the role of clean energy been more pivotal to economic and societal transformation. Thus, the African Climate Foundation were delighted to host a discussion on 27 July 2021 based on the EY Parthenon study titled, A Clean COVID-19 Recovery: The South African Opportunity. This report, commissioned by the...

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Unlocking Viable Economic Investments for an African New Deal

In collaboration with the Climate Bonds Initiative and with the support of Agora, the ACF hosted a webinar to launch the “Green Bonds in South Africa: How Green Bonds Can Support South Africa’s Energy Transition” report on 10 August 2021. The webinar enabled key market participants to engage in conversations...

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Alliance Magazine | June 2021 | Climate philanthropy before COP26

By Charles Keidan June 2021 Leading philanthropy publication, Alliance Magazine, takes an look in-depth at the state of climate philanthropy before COP26 in Glasgow – the world’s pivotal climate summit. The issue has a special focus on the voices and perspectives of young people around the world and their hopes...

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The ecosystem of climate philanthropy

Alliance Magazine 1 June 2021 The ACF is thrilled to be profiled in the Alliance Magazine’ June edition, as one a number of platforms, networks and pooled funds have emerged in recent years to enable funders to combine their efforts in the battle against climate change.Read the full article by...

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G7 summit: SA can help strengthen climate diplomacy

SA could be part of a global collective strategy to retire coal within developing economies SA, together with India, South Korea and Australia, will be a guest at the G7 Leaders’ Summit this week. It serves as an occasion for SA to establish a more assertive climate diplomacy at the...

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Unpacking the just transition (in three parts)

(Part One): The conceptual terrain The concept of a ‘just transition’ in which worker jobs in a dying industry like coal mining are transformed into new skills in clean energy, is, in essence, not new. Every industrial revolution has brought about radical change, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution is no...

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The political economy of South Africa’s energy transition for outsiders

In South Africa, the political drift is towards favouring ‘low-carbon options’ and engineering a distracting skirmish between coal and renewables technologies to keep the renewables camp busy. And quietly, gas, nuclear and coal is being pushed. “A man who is used to acting in one way never changes, he must...

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Africa day climate dialogue and our strategic framework launch

To celebrate Africa Day, the African Climate Foundation launched its Strategic Framework 2021 – 2025 and hosted an interactive dialogue with its esteemed Advisory Council. Participants reflected on a core set of issues and responses to climate change on the continent, explored points of intersection in their existing work and...