Emira Woods

Emira Woods is co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, and an expert on U.S. foreign policy with a special emphasis on Africa and the developing world.

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A wind farm outside Cape Town, South Africa. A new African energy initiative in the U.S. Congress promotes an “appropriate mix of power solutions” in Africa, but it leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels. (Photo: Warrenski / Flickr) Views
Thursday, May 08, 2014
The Moment for Climate Justice
This week, the House will vote on the Electrify Africa Act. This bill directs the president to draw up a multi-year strategy to strengthen the ability of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to “develop an appropriate mix of power solutions” to provide electricity, fight poverty, and “drive economic...
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