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Opportunities for carbon capture and storage projects in Angola
Angola has good preconditions and hydrocarbon reserves that present ideal opportunities for carbon dioxide storage.
Clean Air Task Force selected to host a Young African Climate Leader
Clean Air Task Force is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host Nair de Sousa, a Fellow from Angola, in the Professional Development Experience (PDE) component of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders from August 9 to September 17, 2021, sponsored by the U.S. Department…
Nigeria Shows its commitment to cutting methane pollution
Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa and one of the largest producers of oil and gas in the world, is setting the stage for deep reductions in methane pollution from the oil and gas sector. Nigeria’s recent submission to the UNFCCC on its commitments to the Paris climate accords…
Where is sub-Saharan Africa in the race to net-zero?
African governments face more economic needs than zero emissions but meeting those needs will depend on their energy systems evolving.
CATF statement on IEA report on financing clean energy in developing economies
Washington D.C. – A new report from the International Energy Agency, World Bank, and the World Economic Forum finds that annual clean energy investments in emerging and developing economies will need to increase sevenfold – to more than $1 trillion by 2030 – to put the world on track to achieve net-zero emissions by…
Lily Odarno joins Clean Air Task Force as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa
Washington, D.C – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is pleased to announce that Lily Odarno has joined the organization as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa, leading the launch of a new program to address the dual needs of expanding affordable energy in developing economies and creating a global decarbonized energy system. In this new role, Lily will focus on reframing the global energy…
Putting out the Fire
How Nigeria has quietly cut flaring by 70%, and is now moving to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.