PSA’s mission is to mobilise climate action in Africa, amplify African voices through increased visibility in media and public communications, and leveraging this voice internationally. As part of our work, PSA is helping to build a dedicated group of African civil society organisations that will engage the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) to ensure it delivers the proposed 10GW of new and additional renewable energy generation capacity by 2020 and mobilise the African potential to generate at least 300GW by 2030.
Civil society engagement in climate negotiations is important in advancing the needs of the peopleLearn More
Investing in reliable, affordable, distributed, people-centred, and modern power systems is important in ensuring that Africa makes the most of the benefitsLearn More
Climate change presents one of the most significant risks to Africa’s sustainable development objectivesLearn More
Extreme weather events caused by changing climate conditions are affecting many communities in AfricaLearn More
The main cause of the climate emergency is fossil fuels. This global initiative seeks to phase out fossil fuels and support a just transition. Phasing out fossil fuel production, and fast-tracking progress towards safer and more cost-effective alternatives, will require unprecedented international cooperation in three main areas – non-proliferation, global disarmament and a peaceful, just transition