Africa the grey area. In conversation with Connie Ochola-Iseme from Lucy Electric

December 10, 2021 00:19:16
Africa the grey area. In conversation with Connie Ochola-Iseme from Lucy Electric
ESI Africa Podcast
Africa the grey area. In conversation with Connie Ochola-Iseme from Lucy Electric
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Show Notes

"Based on...what was agreed upon in the Paris Agreement and the slow evolution into COP26 whereby the developed countries promised developing countries to tackle climate change, you find that...these developing countries...are on a different page. Developing countries are still trying to eradicate poverty and are still dealing with development agendas. Clearly, they are in need of more support to focus on the climate.”

In November 2021, much of the industry news was dominated by conversations, debates and announcements out of Glasgow’s COP26 assembly. With so much focus on climate change we caught up with Connie Ochola-Iseme, Regional Manager for Lucy Electric in East Africa, to talk about COP26, industry solutions and working towards net-zero in Africa.

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