Joseph Ng’ang’a Appointed Africa Climate Summit Boss

Joseph Ng’ang’a was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Climate Summit (ACS) that will be held in September in Nairobi by President William Ruto.

Mr. Ng’ang’a as the ACS Secretariat will oversee the planning and coordination of all activities during the summit which is an additional role to his vice President of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP).

GEAPP is an alliance of philanthropy, governments, technology, policy, and financing partners founded by The Rockefeller Foundation, the IKEA Foundation, and the Bezos Earth Fund. The GEAPP was created to help accelerate clean energy for everyone, everywhere, for people, and the planet.

This is fronted as essential for everyone to access clean energy in order to see a reduction in carbon emissions to ensure that the carbon footprint can be lowered tremendously to reduce climate change impacts.

Mr. Joseph Ng’ang’a is also the Chairman of the Funders Council for Sustainable Energy for All and a co-founder of the Africa Carbon Markets Initiative, he’s expected to liaise closely with Environment Cabinet Secretary Soipan Tuya and other stakeholders.

The African Climate Summit is expected to offer some of the main agendas towards forging a path of climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience amongst the global space that is evidently suffering the impacts.

The African Climate Summit will be co-hosted by Kenya and the African Union in Nairobi from September 4th to 6th in order to offer Africa a common position as she prepares to head for the COP28 in the United Arab Emirates later this year.

President Ruto during the unveiling said that combating the devastating consequences of climate change requires a sharper focus than ever.

“A bolder, collective, and innovative action will make us leapfrog to a cleaner and more resilient world for all. This is a race that we must win,” added President Ruto.

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