Imagine Durban invites you to attend a two day seminar titled, “Africans Dealing with Climate Change: Citizens approach to COP17″. We are co-hosting the seminar with IDASA and you are requested to RSVP as shown on the invite. Please download the invitation HERE.
With COP approaching, climate change is a hot topic in KZN. There is an exciting event happening at Durban Botanic Gardens (Visitor’s Centre) on Saturday the 23rd of July (9am to 2pm), a ‘Plant-for-the-Planet Academy (Stop talking, start planting)’, a one-day event, where 180 children (between the ages of 9 -14 years) are trained as [...]
South Africa’s biggest polluters will have to ensure they’re prepared for a raft of regulations coming their way. Government last month released its draft carbon tax policy, which has already been approved by Cabinet. And more environmental taxes have been mooted, as South Africa tackles its status as one of the world’s biggest polluters, heading [...]
Dear Spriggers, It’s been a tough year: in North America, oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico; in Asia some of the highest temperatures ever recorded; in the Arctic, the fastest melting of sea ice ever seen; in Latin America, record rainfalls washing away whole mountainsides. So we’re having a party. Circle 10/10/10 on your [...]
Try saying that five times fast! No, but seriously, this sounds promising… The governments of Denmark, Mexico and South Africa have decided to establish a Troika to facilitate close cooperation by the three governments on the ongoing climate change negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Denmark, Mexico and South Africa [...]
With three days to go, the crucial Copenhagen summit is failing. Tomorrow, the world’s leaders arrive for an unprecedented 60 hours of direct negotiations. Experts agree that without a tidal wave of public pressure for a deal, the summit will not stop catastrophic global warming of 2 degrees. Click below to sign the petition for [...]
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