He gave a speech this week to mark the start of the production at a Toyota factory in Durban.
“We have called on leaders of developed economies to support South Africa’s efforts to green our economy and address our very ambitious climate change goals,” he said.
“Through equally ambitious grant and concessional funding support. We have identified three key priorities for climate action.
“For Eskom to reduce its carbon emissions, for electric vehicles to be produced here in South Africa and for the green hydrogen economy to be fast-tracked locally.”
Today on The Morning Show with Thomas and Skhumba, the hosts opened the lines to hear Mzansi’s reaction to the speech.
Social media reactions
#ThomasAndSkhumba let’s fix the present before looking at the future . Umatamara is full of games straight .
— 🇿🇦just DarkRose Africa 🌍 but it’s flat (@Darkroosee) October 29, 2021
Electric cars?? Aii not in South Africa maybe other countries, kumanje there’s loadshedding and some hoods don’t have electricity. Electric cars?? He must fix the electricity issue first #ThomasAndSkhumba
— Miss Nonica Silaule (@Miss_Nonica) October 29, 2021
Usathi ungena ku n3 bathi stage 4 has started wuuuu
— Mjaba Thebe (@mjabathebe) October 29, 2021