News - 8 January 2011

en - Africa’s Future lies in a Green Energy Grid

http://www.ips.org/africa/2010/12/africas-future-lies-in-a-green-energy-grid/

 

Africa’s Future Lies in a Green Energy Grid

By Stephen Leahy*

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Dec 14 (IPS) – Development in Africa could falter as climate change grips the continent, increasing the length and severity of droughts and floods by altering precipitation patterns, among other impacts.

 

The region needs a major shift in its economic development policies and thinking towards decentralised, green economic development, experts now say........see website above

 

also: - successful African alternatives to a Corporate `Green Revolution’

http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/71991