Publication - Understanding the impact of a low carbon transition on South Africa
Understanding the impact of a low carbon transition on South Africa
Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
Matthew Huxham, Muhammed Anwar & David Nelson
This report outlines the measures that South Africa and its partners can take to reduce climate transition risk, avoid potential economy-damaging risk concentrations and in so doing, reduce the costs associated with the decarbonisation of the South African economy. More generally, this analysis can serve as a template with which to identify and evaluate the financial risk of a low-carbon transition for a variety of countries. Well managed and less concentrated risk can facilitate the transition and lower its cost in countries across the world.