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Climate policy: Bonn summit fails to revise carbon trading system

Climate change negotiators have agreed to continue working on a proposed new international carbon trading mechanism, after failing to reach agreement at the Bonn Climate Change Conference in Germany in June.

A new system under Article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Paris Agreement had been anticipated by some advocates, to replace the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) which has proved of limited value to Africa.

Issue 463 - 29 June 2022

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Investors revive interest in large African hydropower projects

It is more than a whisper: international institutions and private equity (PE) investors are again exploring major hydroelectric power (HEP) deals, after years during which environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns made big dams a problematic issue for development finance institutions (DFI) and other potential investors.

Issue 463 - 28 June 2022

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