Engineering News | Climate Change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change-1 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:29:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Development of biobased carpet backing step towards sustainable flooring http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-of-biobased-carpet-backing-step-towards-sustainable-flooring-2016-03-04 Lynne Jackson Climate Change Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 401530 1456755217 1457042400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000516249_resized_unknown.jpeg INTERFACE CARPET Interface has now developed the first biobased backing for carpet tiles 511 287 Water company helping to combat climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-company-helping-to-combat-climate-change-2016-03-04 Lynne Jackson Climate Change Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 401494 1456755217 1457042400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000516142_resized_unknown.jpeg RUDY ROBERTS South Africa will have to consider decentralised water treatment 511 287 COP 21 agreement raises justness concerns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cop-21-raises-justness-concerns-2016-03-04 Lynne Jackson Climate Change Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 401656 1456755217 1457042400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000517181_resized_unknown.jpeg CLIMATE CHANGE The meeting at COP 21 reached an agreement to keep the global temperature below 2˚C, which was adopted by 187 member nations 511 287 Wetlands, water conservation key to environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wetlands-water-conservation-key-to-environment-2016-03-04 Lynne Jackson Climate Change Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 401418 1456755217 1457042400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000515933_resized_unknown.jpeg CLEANING UP WATER RESOURCES BirdLife South Africa's CEO says wetlands are essential to the ecosystem 511 287 South Africa’s COP 21 contribution needs stakeholder consultation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stakeholder-consultation-essential-for-sas-successful-climate-change-contribution-2015-03-27 Mia Breytenbach Climate Change Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362830 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000402930_resized_climate1022bloomberg.jpeg GREEN POTENTIAL In tabling its intended contribution for COP 21, South Africa should acknowledge green contributions already under way 511 287 Agri sector shows interest in carbon calculator initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sector-shows-interest-in-carbon-calculator-initiative-2015-03-27 Mia Breytenbach Climate Change Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363016 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403523_resized_winery1022bloomberg.jpeg PARTICIPATION INCREASE The South African Fruit and Wine Industry Confronting Climate Change initiative focuses on supporting emerging farmers to calculate their carbon footprint 511 287 Industry needs pool of professionals to assist with carbon tax http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-needs-pool-of-professionals-to-assist-with-carbon-tax-2015-03-27 Mia Breytenbach Climate Change Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362837 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000402942_resized_carbon1022bloomberg.jpeg CARBON EVALUATION Carbon management is key in assisting South Africa to reach its contribution to climate change mitigation goals and the 34% reduction in carbon emissions 511 287 Industry lacks water security awareness, requires risk navigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-lacks-water-security-awareness-requires-risk-navigation-2015-03-27 Mia Breytenbach Climate Change Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363063 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403657_resized_water1022bloomberg.jpeg DRAINING RESOURCE The World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks 2015’ report rates water crises as “the greatest risk” worldwide, with water scarcity also being a key risk 511 287 Climate change impacts cyclone prevalence and citrus production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-impacts-cyclone-prevalence-and-citrus-production-2014-03-28 Pimani Baloyi Climate Change Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323367 1395731564 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Access to funds a challenge limiting Joburg’s green environment initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/access-to-funds-a-challenge-limiting-joburgs-green-environment-initiatives-2014-03-28 Pimani Baloyi Climate Change Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323739 1395731564 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296406_resized_11727061h8952301022.jpg CITY OF JOHANNESBURG The city is on its way to being one of the top ten greenest cities in Africa 511 287 Recommendations to foster greener environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recommendations-to-foster-greener-environments-2014-03-28 Pimani Baloyi Climate Change Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323297 1394783858 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Smaller businesses lack accurate information on green building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smaller-businesses-lack-accurate-information-about-green-building-2014-03-28 Pimani Baloyi Climate Change Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323576 1395731564 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Climate change negatively affects the global economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-negatively-affects-the-global-economy-2013-03-04 Anine Kilian Climate Change Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 285275 1364192486 1364508000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 New GHG accreditation programme launched to improve credibility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-ghg-accreditation-programme-launched-for-businesses-to-improve-credibility-2013-03-29 Anine Kilian Climate Change Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 285164 1364459446 1364508000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Carbon calculator assists in determining carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-calculator-assists-in-developing-carbon-footprint-2013-03-29 Anine Kilian Climate Change Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 285158 1389965054 1364508000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Technology assists businesses in improving environmental awareness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-assists-businesses-in-improving-environmental-awareness-2013-03-04 Anine Kilian Climate Change Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 285269 1389967785 1364508000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 South Africa to replace all incandescent bulbs by 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-to-replace-all-incandescent-bulbs-by-2016-2012-01-27 Natalie Greve Climate Change Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0200 244310 1327387300 1327615200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 R100m fund to redress green market failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r100-million-fund-to-redress-green-market-failure-2012-01-27 Natalie Greve Climate Change Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0200 243313 1327387296 1327615200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kyoto Protocol pushes implementation of corporate mitigation strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kyoto-protocol-pushes-implementation-of-corporate-mitigation-strategies-2012-01-27 Natalie Greve Climate Change Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0200 244516 1327387301 1327615200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Group advocates conservation agriculture for food security http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-advocates-conservation-agriculture-for-food-security-2012-01-27 Natalie Greve Climate Change Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0200 243584 1327660919 1327615200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Progressive businesses to thrive in a climate-changed economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/progressive-businesses-to-thrive-in-a-climate-changed-economy-2012-01-27 Natalie Greve Climate Change Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0200 244245 1327660945 1327615200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Revegetation used as a CO2 offset measure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revegetation-used-as-a-carbon-offset-measure-2011-01-21 Creamer Media Reporter Climate Change Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0200 213624 1295333638 1295560800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bank promotes initiatives to mitigate climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-promotes-initiatives-to-mitigate-climate-change-2011-01-21 Tracy Hancock Climate Change Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0200 213785 1295333641 1295560800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Remanufactured printer cartridges reduce carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/remanufactured-printer-cartridges-reduce-carbon-footprint-2011-01-21 Tracy Hancock Climate Change Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0200 213616 1295597163 1295560800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Company launches carbon trading scheme in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-personal-carbon-trading-scheme-launched-locally-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 180961 1265198170 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Climate risk and vulnerability atlas to be launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-risk-and-vulnerability-atlas-to-be-launched-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 180973 1263889183 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 SA’s first green-fuel mother station operational http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-first-cng-mother-station-operational-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 180986 1263889183 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 $4,6bn in efficiency savings guarantees http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/46-billion-in-efficiency-savings-guarantees-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 181016 1263889183 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Southern Africa to feel greater effects of climate change, says enviro organisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/now-is-the-time-to-act-says-environmental-organisation-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 181020 1264062890 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/25320_earthlife.mp43117308Earthlife Africa Energy Policy Officer Tristen Taylor discussing climate change. 22.01.2010 Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Earthlife Africa Energy Policy Officer Tristen Taylor discussing climate change. 22.01.2010 Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Tackling climate change on a local level http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ground-engineering-group-tackles-climate-change-with-local-municipality-2010-01-22 Carla Thomaz Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 181029 1263889185 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Copenhagen prevarication could lead to low-carbon timidity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-fails-to-secure-internationally-binding-agreement-2010-01-22 Brindaveni Naidoo Climate Change Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0200 181700 1263889189 1264111200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Simulation maps South Africa’s climate future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simulation-maps-south-africas-climate-future-2009-01-23 Liam Morrison Climate Change Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0200 149624 1232703081 1232661600 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Behaviour change needed to reduce SA's greenhouse gas emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/behaviour-change-needed-to-reduce-sas-greenhouse-gas-emissions-2009-01-23 Liam Morrison Climate Change Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0200 149799 1232703070 1232661600 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Joburg agency seeks to plant a million trees in five years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joburg-agency-seeks-to-plant-a-million-trees-in-five-years-2008-10-17 Leandi Kolver Urban Environment Fri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0200 144668 1224079154 1224194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Current energy crisis is an opportunity, says urban planning specialist http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-energy-crisis-is-an-opportunity-says-urban-planning-specialist-2008-05-23 Leandi Kolver ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 23 May 2008 00:00:00 +0200 132716 1211275982 1211493600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Baseline information key to establishing company’s carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baseline-information-key-to-establishing-companyrsquos-carbon-footprint-2008-01-25 Guy Copans Climate Change Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0200 123590 1201091498 1201212000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 SA's carbon emissions a cause for concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa039s-carbon-emissions-a-cause-for-concern-2008-01-25 Guy Copans Climate Change Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0200 123690 1201091340 1201212000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Government intervention vital to lowering SA’s carbon emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-intervention-vital-to-lowering-sarsquos-carbon-emissions-2008-01-25 Guy Copans Climate Change Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0200 123929 1201091308 1201212000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0