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Benjamin Attia

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Benjamin Attia is a Senior Researcher in Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition Practice focused on power, renewables and the energy transition in Africa and the Middle East, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub, the Payne Institute of Public Policy, and the Energy Access Project at Duke University, and a National Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.

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Benjamin Attia

Why banning financing for fossil fuel projects in Africa isn’t a climate solution

Today’s global energy inequities are staggering. These stark energy inequalities are fueling thorny debates around financing Africa’s energy future as world leaders and their negotiators prepare for COP26, the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.

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