In anticipation of the Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi, Mo Ibrahim has penned an op-ed outlining four critical themes for discussion at the event.
The article emphasises the intertwined nature of climate challenges and development in Africa, where limited infrastructure and low resilience exacerbate climate impacts.
The op-ed underscores that Africa should not be forced to choose between climate action and development. It advocates for a greener developmental path while acknowledging the historical link between economic growth and carbon emissions.
Lastly, the article highlights Africa's pivotal role in global climate efforts, with invaluable green assets and renewable energy potential. These key points serve as the foundation for discussions at the upcoming summit.