EU wants to partner Botswana’s green transition

Seeking partnerships: Pereyra took over as head of delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC on September 1 PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Seeking partnerships: Pereyra took over as head of delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC on September 1 PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The European Union (EU), the world’s most passionate lobbyist for renewable energy, is eager to partner Botswana’s own transformation from coal, with nearly half of a P213 million grant unveiled recently set to go towards the green energy transition. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI reports

At the recent global COP27 climate summit in Egypt, the EU reportedly drew a line in the desert sands.

The world’s most influential body politic threatened to walk out of the Egypt talks in frustration over weak climate commitments, including tougher language on phasing out fossil fuels such as coal.

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