Abugida Ethiopian American Information Center » Tyrant Zenawi says US at Fault for Africa’s Econ Woes – By Peter Heinlein (VOA)

The Ethiopian prime minister, who will lead the African delegation to next month’s Copenhagen climate summit, expressed doubt the world is serious about tackling global warming. But he said a climate deal could be a boon to Africa, with its sources of renewable energy.Some experts say Africa stands to receive as much as $100 billion a year from rich countries to offset the effects of climate change.The three-day African Economic Conference is being held against a backdrop of low-growth forecasts for the near future. The 2009 growth estimate for sub-Saharan Africa is just 1.3 percent, with a prediction of an increase to four or five percent next year.

Abugida Ethiopian American Information Center » Tyrant Zenawi says US at Fault for Africa’s Econ Woes – By Peter Heinlein (VOA)

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