Energy and Environment
Slowing global warming is among the most complex economic, political and diplomatic challenges of our time. Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from burning coal, petroleum, and other fossil fuels will require innovation and hard work by governments, businesses and consumers alike. While there are great challenges, there are also promising opportunities in addressing the problem, not only in industrialized nations, but also in rapidly developing countries like India and China.
Reuters/Eduardo De Francisco - A general view shows the tented settlement near the Ifo 2 refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, August 29, 2011.
Africa in the news: Nigeria establishes flexible exchange rate, Kenya reaffirms plan to close Dabaab refugee camp, and AfDB meetings focus on energy needs
May 27, 2016, Amy Copley
Amy Copley recaps the top news stories in Africa this week, including Nigeria's dual exchange rate regime, Kenya's threat to close the Dadaab refugee camp, and the 2016 African Economic Outlook.
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2009, David B. Sandalow, ed.
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