Elias Ntungwe Ngalame is a Cameroon-based freelance writer for the Thomson Reuters Foundation with an interest in climate change, the environment and development and governance. He heads the Yaounde office of Eden Media, which runs the bi-weekly Eden Newspaper, Eden Xtra magazine and a community radio station. He is also the Pan African Media Alliance for Climate Change (PAMACC)’s coordinator for the Central African region.
African nations are embracing the drive toward economic development, and expansion of energy access plays a key role. Can they benefit from their rich fossil fuel resources while also committing to a sustainable energy future?