Transport and Renewables: A Transformative Synergy
12 December 2023

Transport and Renewables: A Transformative Synergy

by Rana Adib and Maruxa Cardama | Originally published on Energies Magazine. Some calendar coincidences are particularly fortunate. Last week, on 26 November, we celebrated the first International Sustainable Transport Day; four days before the opening of COP28, the largest …

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Shaping COP27 around African Climate, Health and Transport Priorities
1 November 2022

Shaping COP27 around African Climate, Health and Transport Priorities

by Desmond Appiah (Clean Air Fund), Alison Doig (Health and Climate Network) and Karl Peet (SLOCAT Partnership) This is Kigali in Rwanda, “Africa’s cleanest city”. Credit photo by Tim Treza (Afrik Buzz, 2021) There is an urgent need to deliver …

“AFricroozE”: Eco- and Gender-Friendly Electric Bikes to Transform Mobility in Africa
28 September 2022

“AFricroozE”: Eco- and Gender-Friendly Electric Bikes to Transform Mobility in Africa

By Najjiba Katesi, Executive Director, First African Bicycle Organisation (FABIO) Namuleme Hadija, a beneficiary of the water e-bike in Uganda The story of Namuleme Hadija is not different from that of many women in Uganda’s rural areas. She is a …

1 July 2020

How can the transport sector build back better from the COVID-19 crisis and what is the role of renewable energy in this recovery?

Rana Adib, Executive Director, REN21 COVID-19 has woken us up. Our economies have completely locked down, and transport has decreased significantly. This has led to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and air pollution and has given us a glimpse of …