Environment and Climate Change

The rich world empty climate promises

First published by Project Syndicate CAPE TOWN – The pandemic wreaked havoc on African economies, hampering GDP growth and straining government budgets. The war in Ukraine now threatens to make things much worse, including by disrupting food supplies and compounding inflationary pressures. But when these shocks pass, many African countries will still be struggling with …

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As vãs promessas climáticas dos países ricos

Publié pour la première fois par Project Syndicate CIDADE DO CABO – A pandemia lançou o caos sobre as economias africanas, ao comprometer o crescimento do PIB e pressionar os orçamentos governamentais. Agora, a guerra na Ucrânia ameaça piorar ainda mais as coisas, nomeadamente através da interrupção dos abastecimentos alimentares e do agravamento das pressões …

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Le climat et les promesses non tenues des pays riches

First published on Project Syndicate LE CAP – Freinant leur croissance et pesant sur leur budget, la pandémie a généré le chaos dans les économies des pays africains. Et maintenant la guerre en Ukraine menace d’aggraver la situation, notamment en perturbant l’approvisionnement alimentaire et en intensifiant la pression inflationniste. Mais une fois ces crises passées, …

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