South Africa ranks 7th in the world for coal consumption. About 80% of the country’s electricity comes from coal. South Africa has pledged to phase coal out.
Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg. He served as Deputy Chairperson of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In Net Zero Speaks with Tshilidzi Marwala, Climate Activist Mphathesithe Mkhize discusses with Marwala the challenges South Africa is facing in reaching Net Zero emissions and the solutions being explored.
This film is curated for the Planet Classroom Network by the Protect our Planet Movement and Planet Classroom.