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  • Opinion: Why South Africa Is Finding It Difficult To Wean Itself Off Coal

    By Staff, 5:53 am

    South Africa has made domestic and international commitments to climate change mitigation. But the country continues to depend on coal-fired power plants, which provide 92% of its electricity. A key challenge for the country in dealing with electricity shortages is that the bulk of power comes from coal, which is harmful for the environment and local communities. The electricity sector is responsible for almost half of South Africa’s carbon emissions.

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