The European Union’s Ambassador to Kenya has demanded that the East African country drop plans to build its first coal-fired power plant. 35 percent of young people in Kenya are unemployed, while 40 percent of the population live on less than $2 a day. To reduce poverty the scale of energy need is so great that renewable can not be a solution. But the EU which is still heavily dependent on coal want Kenya not to use coal as a source of energy becuase the EU is a poverty creating protectionist racket. More here
The EU is a is a racket that defends producers in rich countries. As is so eloquently explained by Jacob Rees Mogg in the video below.