Posts by tag: Africa

Climate change performance of South Africa, Botswana, Angola and Namibia

Climate change performance of South Africa, Botswana, Angola and Namibia

36 out of 44 African countries in ClimatePositions are Contribution Free and the total climate debt of the African continent is 1.1% of the global climate debt – the share of the global population and CO2 Emissions from fossil fuels is respectively around 13.8% and 3.7%. The eight countries ranked below stand out in Africa by having a climate debt. This article analyses the performance of South Africa, Botswana, Angola and Namibia.

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Africa is almost Contribution Free

Africa is almost Contribution Free

35 African countries are Contribution Free in ClimatePositions 2010 – 8 countries are not. See the global country list in the menu “Contributions”. The diagram shows Africa’s share of the global: 1) Population 13.52%, 2) GDP(ppp-$) 3.30%, 3) CO2 Emissions (2006-2010) 3.15%, and 4) Climate Contributions 0.95%. Africa is obviously not responsible for the climate change.

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