Africa’s nations have been urged to seek out climate-conscious solutions to the challenges of continued economic development.
A study explores how extreme events threatening our food systems may occur at once.
Instead of aiming for endless growth of GDP we should consider what really matters for the wellbeing of people.
If the COP25-failure showed one thing, it is that we are woefully failing to employ the right means to decarbonize our energy system. This is despite the fact that a reliable low-carbon energy source is available to achieve this.
"When you change one thing, it has cascading effects through the system," says researcher Peter Weiss-Penzias.
Today, Africa produces only 2% of global energy-related CO2 emissions. But this could change.