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Sasol commits to net zero ambition by 2050, triples 2030 emission reduction targets

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Sep 2021
Sasol said South Africa holds significant promise for renewables and low-cost green hydrogen production for own use and export opportunities ... particularly in South Africa, is to ensure an urgent and just transition to renewables, green hydrogen, biomass and direct air capture.”.
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Green Economy Ghana project to provide 400,000 jobs

B & FT Online 23 Sep 2021
Developing targeted intervention to attract young people to become ‘creators’ rather than ‘seekers’ of jobs, Green Economy Ghana is on a job creation mission to help in the increment of the economic growth of the country ... Green Economy Ghana on job creation project (Archipelago ...
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It's U.S. power against Europe's savvy in Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

The Roanoke Times 23 Sep 2021
Brooks Koepka prepares to putt on the second green during the final round of the U.S ... Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, reacts to his missed birdie putt on the sixth green during the final round of the U.S ... Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, tips his cap after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the U.S.
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Some hurdles await Karpowership plan despite the green light given by Nersa

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2021
THE GREEN light by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to controversial Turkish floating power generator Karpowership for licences in Coega, Richards Bay and Saldanha Bay faces hurdles including environmental approval, power producer agreements with Eskom, fuel agreements and legal challenges, energy experts said yesterday.
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The effects of climate change on SA’s insurance industry

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2021
As economies transition to low-carbon processes, insurers should seek opportunities to grow their business through insurance products that promote and support green energy projects, initiatives and installations, while educating clients, partnering up with researchers and public authorities to improve risk mitigation and resilience.
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AfCFTA will enhance Africa’s agribusinesses, trade – Ighodalo

Business Day Online 23 Sep 2021
The Green Mile – AfCFTA, Trade and Africa’s Agribusiness Economy on the opening day of the summit encouraged African countries to rise above the loss of revenue that would have accrued to them and see the bigger picture in the enhanced regional trade that the new trade regime would bring on the continent.
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Sasol triples its greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2021
Sasol, South Africa’s biggest polluter after Eskom, has ambitions to be net zero by 2050 ... We have the technology to produce green ammonia for example and we have the technology to ensure that South Africa moves from being coal-based to becoming hydrogen-based and we can export the hydrogen to global markets,” said Victor.
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Raj Patel: Climate, Conflict and Capitalism Drive Global Hunger. COVID Made It Worse

Democracy Now 23 Sep 2021
But the way this summit operated was that Secretary-General Guterres appointed in December 2019 the president of the Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa ... But, unfortunately, AGRA, this Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, is driven — I mean, it’s had mixed results.
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The Latest: Kenya’s president outlines his UN priorities

Federal News Radio 23 Sep 2021
The Latest on the UN General Assembly.. ___ ... Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday in a pre-recorded speech at the U.N ... Insight by ProPricer ... Kenyatta also declared Kenya ready to be a leading green industry economy. He said a fast-growing Africa could “offer the entire world the benefit of its demographic dividend of youth” and investment opportunities ... ___ ... __.
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Key financial institutions, developers commit to joint action to speed up Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones in Africa

Algeria Times 22 Sep 2021
They bring together the ecosystem in regional value chains and key commodities, bringing together production, post-harvest, logistics, and processing to feed Africa’s growing cities and export to the world in a sustainable, green, and affordable way,” she added ... Overall, it is about industrializing Africa.”.
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Stakeholders commit to holistic, inclusive approach to transforming African food systems

Business Day Online 22 Sep 2021
Hunger and poverty in Africa can only end with resilient food systems,” the delegates stated in a declaration. Speaking during the closing ceremony, Hailemariam Dessalegn, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia and board chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) said “This is a turning point in Africa’s agriculture.
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Here’s how you can plan the perfect eco travel holiday

Independent online (SA) 22 Sep 2021
For those who want to plan an eco travel trip, the director for incentives and travel for Green Route Africa, Kerry Roos, said travellers need to start by choosing a green destination. “Many countries are choosing to go green, including Sweden and Denmark.
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Kanpur’s Green Park looks to live up to its name

Hindustan Times 22 Sep 2021
When Kanpur’s Green Park stadium became a Test venue in 1952, only four other cities in India had staged cricket’s prized competition at that time ... The Green Park track came under the ICC scanner after the third Test against South Africa in 2008 - MS Dhoni’s first Test as captain - when 32 wickets fell by day three and India levelled the series 1-1.
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Tracking wild peanut genes to improve crop resilience

Johnson City Press 22 Sep 2021
to India, to Africa, to Brazil, to China and Oceanea and back again. As the improved genetic varieties were adopted, subsistence farmers in Africa raved about the improved peanut’s higher production, better taste, and the abundance of green healthy leaves left over at the end of harvest to feed their goats.
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The Latest: Kenya's president outlines his UN priorities

The Philadelphia Tribune 22 Sep 2021
The Latest on the UN General Assembly.. ——— ... Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday in a pre-recorded speech at the U.N ... Kenyatta also declared Kenya ready to be a leading green industry economy. He said a fast-growing Africa could “offer the entire world the benefit of its demographic dividend of youth” and investment opportunities ... ——— ... ——— ... —— ... ....
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