Ahmed Mokgopo

Ahmed Mokgopo is Africa Regional divestment campaigner for 350.org. He is a Johannesburg based campaigns consultant leading on calls for climate action. Ahmed believes that climate change is set to be Africa’s most serious social and economic threat, by shifting money away from the fossil fuel sector, accelerating a just transition, and investing in clean, sustainable energy he believes we can avoid large scale climate disruption. Ahmed holds an MA in International Development from the University of Sussex.

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Aerial view of Black Wattle Colliery Opencast Coal Mine, Middelburg,RSA. (Photo: © 350.org/Zac Modirapula) Views
Friday, April 27, 2018
How a Development Bank is Propping Up the Fossil Fuel Industry in South Africa. And Why it Must Reverse Course
The following is the second piece in a two-part series, in partnership with 350.org, on coal communities in South Africa. Read the first article here . South Africa is grappling with a serious energy crisis. Communities across the country are crippled by the lack of electricity, a situation...
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