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Presidential Climate Commission slams Energy ministry’s power crisis plan

# The Presidential Climate Commission says the Energy ministry’s strategy to address the power supply crisis falls short. It says the integrated resource plan, currently open for public comments, lacks effectiveness in addressing climate change and air quality concerns. BusinessTech reports Mineral Resources and Energy minister Gwede Mantashe’s advocacy for coal clashes with the commission’s push for a green transition. The commission says amid frequent power failures, the plan’s inadequacy exacerbates economic woes and environmental concerns. It calls for urgent action to address energy security, climate change, and air quality issues.