Monday, March 29th 2010, 9:31 AM EDT
South Africa recently announced its decision to continue with the construction of coal-fired power stations to meet its electricity requirements for the immediate future. These will be followed by the construction of nuclear power stations. It has applied for a World Bank loan for the completion of the large coal-fired power station now under construction.
The national and international reactions to these decisions are described in the attached Memo 06/10 Climate change at the crossroads. They are likely to have far-reaching consequences.
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