Saturday, October 31, 2009

Frederick Asiamah in, via Public Agenda (Accra): If views expressed at a recent high-level dialogue on Climate Change in Accra were anything to go by, then Africa, and for that matter Ghana, should not place its fate in the crucial UN Summit on Climate Change scheduled for Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009.

One thing that came out clearly was that Africa should not see the summit as a one-stop shop for solutions to what has become the biggest headache of the world today - Climate Change. Instead, the time is rife for a stronger South-South alliance, backed by home-grown mechanisms, which when combined with the least level of commitment from developed countries, can mitigate the rippling effects of the phenomenon….

Topographic map of Africa, Cassini cylindrical projection, by Bamse, Wikimedia Commons, under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License

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