Tag: transition

Africa: U.S. Push for a Global Clean Energy Transition Can Start in Africa

May 28, 2021
Katie Auth is policy director at the Energy for Growth Hub and former deputy coordinator of Power Africa at USAID. Todd Moss is executive director at the Hub and a former deputy assistant secretary of State for African Affairs. Rose Mutiso is research director at the Hub and former senior fellow at the Department of

Zimbabwe Shows Potential to Lead e-Mobility Transition

March 3, 2021
The adverse effects of the climate emergency mean that it is critical for the world to accelerate the transition to low carbon technologies to reduce emissions. The transport sector is estimated to contribute an average of 17% of global greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Member states,

WEST AFRICA : Faure Gnassingbé to review progress on transition in Lomé on 8 March

March 2, 2021
La deuxième réunion du Groupe de soutien de la transition au Mali se déroulera dans la capitale togolaise. Plusieurs ministres des affaires étrangères de la Cedeao devraient faire le déplacement. Source link

Michelle Obama urges Trump to make ‘smooth transition of power’

November 17, 2020
Former first lady Michelle Obama urged President Trump to make a “smooth transition of power” to Joe Biden in a lengthy Instagram post on Monday afternoon. Obama reminisced how she struggled when she and her husband welcomed the Donald and Melania Trump to the White House on Inauguration Day in 2017. “Donald Trump had spread

Head of govt agency under pressure to let transition proceed

November 17, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of an obscure federal agency that is holding up the presidential transition knew well before Election Day that she might soon have a messy situation on her hands.Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, the man

Ex-Trump aide John Kelly pleads for start of Biden transition

November 14, 2020
President Trump’s former chief of staff is joining the chorus of Washington insiders demanding the start of a Biden administration transition — ever so gently. “I know Mr. Trump better than most people do,” retired four-star Marine Corps general John Kelly told Politico. “I know that he’ll never accept defeat and, in fact, he doesn’t

Biden vows to push ahead with transition as Trump challenges

November 10, 2020
Joe Biden took questions from reporters for the first time since the presidential race was called in his favor, telling reporters in Wilmington on Tuesday that nothing would stop his transition even as President Trump challenges the results of the election. The White House has directed senior government agencies to snub Biden’s transition team and

Cindy McCain joins Joe Biden transition team advisory board

November 10, 2020
Cindy McCain, the widow of Republican Sen. John McCain, is joining the board of Joe Biden’s presidential transition team, according to a report on Monday. As a member of the advisory board, McCain will offer her input while the Democrat’s team turns his campaign promises into policies that can be enacted once he takes office,

Trump slams Biden’s oil transition remarks as ‘worst mistake in debate history’

October 23, 2020
President Trump accused Joe Biden of “one of the worst mistakes made in presidential debate history” after the Democratic nominee vowed at their Nashville showdown that the US would “transition” from the oil industry if he was elected president. At a campaign stop in Florida’s The Villages on Friday afternoon, the commander-in-chief told a crowd