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Africa can decarbonise faster than the rest of the world

By: Saliem Fakir     3rd June 2022 It is oxymoronic to talk of Africa decarbonising – with the exception of South Africa and a few other countries, the continent has the lowest per... 

The basis for good judgment: can we really know?

By: Saliem Fakir     6th May 2022 Over the past decade, I have been engaged in an inquiry into the nature of judgment, given that I have had the privilege of setting up new entities... 

Ukraine and the geopolitics of energy

By: Saliem Fakir     8th April 2022 “It takes two mirrors for the correct image of one’s self” (Diary of Patricia Highsmith, 1968). By now we are all aware of Russia’s invasion of... 

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Observations on Africa’s climate and development nexus

By: Saliem Fakir     11th March 2022 It has always been maintained and will continue to be maintained that the route to curing the climate challenge in Africa is to define a new... 

A significant year for climate in South Africa

By: Saliem Fakir     11th February 2022 The year 2021 should be remembered as a turning point for climate change policy and diplomacy in South Africa. It is hard to recall a time when so... 

The Just Energy Transition Transaction in South Africa

By: Saliem Fakir     21st January 2022 Sometimes the ‘impossible’ seems far-fetched and unrealistic, but it can be on the cusp of happening, even if it still has some journey to cover.... 

Some takeaways from COP26

By: Saliem Fakir     3rd December 2021 We are in what we may call slow burn and incremental shock of climate vulnerability – recent events tell a story of increased frequency of extreme... 

New economic frontier for climate change action

By: Saliem Fakir     26th November 2021 Last year, marked a tectonic shift in the climate change arena, and this was spurred on by the recognition by the European Union (EU) that no... 

Organising for climate change: the ‘two cultures’ problem

By: Saliem Fakir     22nd October 2021 Ulrich Beck wrote: “One can possess wealth but one can be afflicted by risks; they are, so to speak, ascribed by civilisation . . . Risk society is... 

The need for grit – industrialism in Africa

By: Saliem Fakir     10th September 2021 Extractive industries offer no long-term solution for countries that continue to rely on their natural resources as levers for an economic boost;... 

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