Maryse Labriet from HELIO talks to CDKN about the recent findings from the TIPEE energy assesments in West Africa, and what this means for climate resilience in the region. [more...]
Benin is acutely vulnerable to climate change and its vulnerability is set to increase between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 165th on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). Benin’s CO2 emissions are 0.5 tonnes per capita, while the global average is 4.9 tonnes per capita (World Bank; World Development Indicators: Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions, 2010).