NEWS: Renewables investments set to rise slowly on continent as countries explore potential for wind, solar and geothermal
NEWS: BASIC group of China, India, South Africa and Brazil gather to discuss negotiating position for UN’s 2015 climate deal
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Leading plane manufacturer says it is committed to investing in cleaner forms of aviation
Southern Africa could be among areas hardest hit by climate change. A rapidly expanding population is likely to add to future problems, says a new study
South African’s main energy company Eskom is planning to add renewables to its coal portfolio with investments exceeding $1.8 billion
Ecosystem protection can make big contributions to fighting climate change but only if the value of healthy ecosystems is fully appreciated, says South Africa’s director of resource use.
Unpredictable rainfall patterns force migrations in pursuit of resources, often leading to conflict, according to Rejoice Mabudafhasi, South Africa’s Deputy Minister for Water & Environmental Affairs.
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In the sixteenth in the series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports Zeenat Abdool takes a look at a solar water heating project implemented by the city of Johannesburg.
In the fifteenth in the series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports RTCC is hosting, Zeenat Abdool, a radio journalist from South Africa visits the community outside Durban to see how much a solar heater project has changed their lives.
In the eleventh in the series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports RTCC is hosting, Wambi Michael, a radio producer in Uganda, examines the potential for energy from waste in Africa.
The UNFCCC’s Irini Roumboglou looks at the benefits of the CDM in South Africa and asks what lessons can be learnt from its implementation.
Finland President Tarja Halonen and South African President Jacob Zuma outline their sustainable development goals for Rio+20.
South African President joins other African leaders in urging developed world to take responsibility.
Writing exclusively for RTCC, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations Ms. Maite Nkoana Mashabane calls for a transparent and equitable climate change deal in Durban.