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Translating Future Climate for Africa Science for Targeted Policymakers Needs

This brief summarizes a piece of work that explored the potential value of Future Climate For Africa (FCFA) and the closely related work on climate change, impacts and adaptation in tropical and sub-tropical sub-Saharan Africa. This work is from a p…

Private Sector Partnerships for a Sustainable Blue Economy in the Western Indian Ocean

With oceans under increasing pressure from a range of anthropogenic threats, including climate change, the need for effective partnerships for ocean governance and protection has never been more pressing. The private sector has a key role to play in…

Enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions Across the SADC Region

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are national policy instruments that communicate countries’ domestic climate commitments to the international community, report progress towards these commitments and outline support that is needed to ensur…

A New South African Climate Diplomacy: G7, G20 and Beyond

South Africa has played an important role in global climate negotiations, but this can be further scaled up to respond more directly to the imperative of a more geostrategic and mainstream economic framing of climate diplomacy, and debates around ho…

South Sudan's Devastating Floods: Why they Happen and Why they Need a Coherent National Policy

This year’s flood is one of the worst in South Sudan’s history. It has affected about one million people from 142,783 households in 8 of the former 10 states, compared to only 344,618 people in 2013. People lost homes, livelihoods, and shelter and g…

South Africa's Carbon Tax: Balancing Climate Action and Economic Development

South Africa has committed to becoming a low-carbon and climate-resilient nation by signing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The country set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets of 34% and 42% by 2020 and 2025, resp…

How will COVID-19 Impact South Africa's Climate Change Diplomacy?

COVID-19, which first surfaced in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and reached pandemic proportions by early 2020 has added an additional layer of complexity to an increasingly uncertain global landscape. The pandemic comes at a time when shifts in th…

Lessons from Mainstreaming Climate Change in Namibia

Alignment with stakeholders’ institutional mandates and priority issues opens the door for obtaining their collaboration and support, and for influencing policy and government action. Being responsive to needs, and looking for and seizing windows of…

Morocco at COP 26

As COP 26 unfolds, more attention is likely to be paid to big emitters such as China and the United States than to the situation of small developing countries, even though they are more exposed to the consequences of climate change. Morocco falls in…

Le Maroc à la COP 26 / Morocco at COP 26

As COP 26 unfolds, more attention is likely to be paid to big emitters such as China and the United States than to the situation of small developing countries, even though they are more exposed to the consequences of climate change. Morocco falls in…

Exploring the Potential Role of the IMF in Supporting South Africa's Just Transition

Climate change is no longer a peripheral issue in global economic and financial matters or, indeed, at the country level. The rapid changes in the climate are now being called an emergency. Some six years ago the International Monetary Fund (IMF) re…

What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Botswana and Namibia

The release this week of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) special report on global warming of 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels marks a critical point in climate negotiations. Billed in the media as "life changing". the report i…

Alternative energy innovation for keeping Africa’s climate below 1.5° C

The world’s climate leaders are meeting at the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP) in Katowice, Poland, this week. The overarching question this year is how to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which 184 countries have ratified so fa…

An African Climate Finance Agenda for COP26

The climate finance priorities for COP26 identified by African stakeholders, as articulated in this report, demonstrate a keen awareness of the challenges faced in the quantum and quality of climate finance, challenges related to climate finance acc…

La Trajectoire de Décarbonisation du Maroc – 4ème Partie: Recommandations Politiques / Morocco’s Decarbonization Pathway - Part IV: Policy Recommendations

As decarbonization is a long-term process and requires significant investments, specific financial and non-financial measures will need to be implemented, both in the short and long term, to facilitate this transition. In Part II of Morocco’s decarb…

Morocco’s Decarbonization Pathway - Part IV: Policy Recommendations

As decarbonization is a long-term process and requires significant investments, specific financial and non-financial measures will need to be implemented, both in the short and long term, to facilitate this transition. In Part II of Morocco’s decarb…

What will be the effect of the EU’s Carbon Border Tax on Morocco, and how should Morocco react?

The European Commission recently presented several legislative proposals as part of its “Fit for 55” initiative, designed to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. A Carbon Border Adjustment Mecha…

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