SIM TSHABALALA: An African approach to climate policy
Standard Bank is committed to reducing carbon emissions and funding green projects on the continent
The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has risen from about 280 parts per million before the Industrial Revolution to about 420 today. As a result, the world’s average temperature has risen about 1°C, causing severe risks and major disasters such as floods and droughts, causing most damage in poorer countries and to poorer communities.
Recent data suggests human-caused climate change is accelerating and the resulting human and economic damage is getting more frequent and more serious...
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