Engineering News | Climate Change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:15:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 City wants your comment on new strategy to drought-proof Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-wants-your-comment-on-new-strategy-to-drought-proof-cape-town-2019-02-15 News24Wire WATER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:51:00 +0200 511705 1550213573 1550213460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 'South Africans must take climate change seriously' – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-must-take-climate-change-seriously-ramaphosa-2019-02-15 News24Wire Climate Change Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:20:00 +0200 511696 1550212396 1550211600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781506_resized_cyrilramaphosa140220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Event set to dissect the future of African energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Climate Change Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 As renewables soar, BP sees China hitting brakes on energy growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-renewables-soar-bp-sees-china-hitting-brakes-on-energy-growth-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0200 511684 1550174490 1550174220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 WWF starts One Planet City Challenge 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-starts-one-planet-city-challenge-2019-2019-02-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:18:00 +0200 511498 1550068198 1550067480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DST to showcase benefits of using STI in designing future human settlements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-to-showcase-benefits-of-using-sti-in-designing-future-human-settlements-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke BUILT ENVIRONMENT / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511071 1549637113 1549635600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UCT scientists part of international study of Antarctic waters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-scientists-part-of-international-study-of-antarctic-waters-2019-02-06 Tasneem Bulbulia OCEANOGRAPHY Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:53:00 +0200 510751 1549457692 1549457580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Research shows West Africa is facing more frequent severe storms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-shows-west-africa-is-facing-more-frequent-severe-storms-2019-02-01 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509385 1548749396 1548972000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Agricultural sector plan prioritises job creation, agroprocessing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-plan-prioritises-job-creation-agroprocessing-2019-01-29 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:59:00 +0200 509923 1548828235 1548759540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777638_resized_drjohnpurchase0119dylan1022.jpg Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77216_2019-01-29_busa_agri_twitter.mp432754353Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase discusses the agricultural sector's five-year business plan. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase discusses the agricultural sector's five-year business plan. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Unisa, Exxaro, Sanedi launch first institutional anaerobic digester http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unisa-exxaro-sanedi-launch-first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-2019-01-23 Creamer Media Reporter Climate Change Thu, 24 Jan 2019 12:31:00 +0200 509379 1548330595 1548325860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776792_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77175_2019-01-25_rer521-unisa-eart-centres-hdweb3.mp4143108503Unisa, Exxaro, Sanedi launch first institutional anaerobic digester Unisa, Exxaro, Sanedi launch first institutional anaerobic digester UCT researchers selected for research hubs to address global challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-researchers-selected-for-research-hubs-to-address-global-challenges-2019-01-24 Sashnee Moodley Climate Change Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:58:00 +0200 509513 1548321638 1548320280 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776696_resized_uctuppercampuslandscapeview1022.jpg 511 287 To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/to-meet-climate-goals-world-urged-to-reuse-natural-resources-2019-01-22 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:28:00 +0200 509192 1548138697 1548138480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Climate change threatens to make your morning brew more expensive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-threatens-to-make-your-morning-brew-more-expensive-2019-01-17 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:32:00 +0200 508851 1547721460 1547721120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Greenhouse gas emissions cap poses serious threat, warns activist group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenhouse-gas-emissions-cap-poses-serious-threat-warns-activist-group-2018-12-20 News24Wire CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 20 Dec 2018 07:55:00 +0200 507720 1545285501 1545285300 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http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-launches-climate-change-monitoring-app-at-un-climate-change-conference-2018-12-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0200 507526 1544711193 1544709600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Big coal wants consumers to pay for fixing its pollution problem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-coal-wants-consumers-to-pay-for-fixing-its-pollution-problem-2018-12-11 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:07:00 +0200 507237 1544537554 1544537220 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Asset managers team up to pressure governments on climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asset-managers-team-up-to-pressure-governments-on-climate-change-2018-12-10 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:26:00 +0200 507007 1544427373 1544426760 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Measures in place to boost the Western Cape economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/measures-in-place-to-boost-the-western-cape-economy-2018-12-07 Thabi Madiba Climate Change Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505485 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768076_resized_businessinthewesterncapeeconomicopportunitiesmecforwesterncape221120181022.jpg Beverley Schäfer Growth in the Western Cape economy slowed down over the past years because of the drought that impacted on some of the province’s key sectors such as agriculture and tourism 511 287 Germany seeks private funds for climate projects in Africa, elsewhere – newspaper http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-seeks-private-funds-for-climate-projects-in-africa-elsewhere-newspaper-2018-12-03 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:19:00 +0200 506312 1543825278 1543825140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Govt should urgently plan for massive cyclone storm damage in SA - Wits researcher http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-should-urgently-plan-for-massive-cyclone-storm-damage-in-sa---wits-researcher-2018-11-29 News24Wire CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:34:00 +0200 506125 1543495015 1543494840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Pollutec off to a resounding start http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-off-to-a-resounding-start-2018-11-28 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENT Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:52:00 +0200 506017 1543472434 1543416720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 First institutional anaerobic digester launched at NPO’s Johannesburg premises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-launched-at-npos-johannesburg-premises-2018-11-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506012 1543415880 1543415640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769152_resized_sanedi1118simone1022.jpg The University of South Africa, Exxaro Resources and the South African National Energy Development Institution on Wednesday launched its first institutional anaerobic digester at nonprofit organisation EARTH Centre’s premises, in Johannesburg 511 287 EU's climate chief calls for bloc to go for net-zero emissions by 2050 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eus-climate-chief-calls-for-bloc-to-go-for-net-zero-emissions-by-2050-2018-11-28 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:26:00 +0200 505907 1543387107 1543386360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Nema to ensure mines are held accountable, adhere to legal duties – law firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nema-to-ensure-mines-are-held-accountable-adhere-to-legal-duties-law-firm-2018-11-27 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:47:00 +0200 505891 1543330176 1543330020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768943_resized_webberwentzelgarynrapsonhires1022.jpg Webber Wentzel environment and natural resources partner Garyn Rapson 511 287 Treasury loses out on more than R1bn in VAT from drought-stricken farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-loses-out-on-more-than-r1bn-in-vat-from-drought-stricken-farmers-2018-11-27 News24Wire Climate Change Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:34:00 +0200 505847 1543321822 1543314840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768832_resized_drought1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UN goes online for 'most important discussion' of the century http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/un-goes-online-for-most-important-discussion-of-the-century-2018-11-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:47:00 +0200 505559 1542955873 1542955620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017, UN says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-carbon-dioxide-levels-hit-a-new-record-in-2017-un-says-2018-11-22 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:00:00 +0200 505474 1542894649 1542888000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Carbon Tax Bill provides for tax-free allowances of up to 95%, but concern over impact persists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-bill-provides-for-tax-free-allowances-of-up-to-95-but-concern-over-impact-persists-2018-11-22 Terence Creamer CARBON TAX Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:40:00 +0200 505427 1542898948 1542876000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767919_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks510221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Countries urged to embrace greener energy sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/countries-urged-to-embrace-greener-energy-sources-2018-11-21 Simone Liedtke COAL / ENVIRONMENT Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:46:00 +0200 505367 1542808171 1542807960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767807_resized_adamluckoswitsuniversity11181022dylan.jpg University of the Witwatersrand visiting adjunct professor Adam Luckos 511 287 Big plans afoot for training more young people in renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-plans-afoot-for-training-more-young-people-in-renewable-energy-2018-11-20 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:15:00 +0200 505260 1542780296 1542748500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Energy efficiency important in mitigating climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-important-in-mitigating-climate-change-2018-11-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY EFFICIENCY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:58:00 +0200 504612 1542117583 1542117480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Electrifying the world no panacea for global warming, IEA says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrifying-the-world-no-panacea-for-global-warming-iea-says-2018-11-13 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:17:00 +0200 504531 1542121368 1542089820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Wind energy set to play important role in diversifying the energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-set-to-play-important-role-in-diversifying-the-energy-mix-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 504269 1541688731 1541687400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African, French companies collaborate on sustainable cities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-french-companies-collaborate-on-sustainable-cities-2018-11-06 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:44:00 +0200 503983 1541597117 1541515440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764748_resized_businessfrancestephanelenydylanslater1120181022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76664_2018-11-06_sustainable_city_conference.mp473958957Business France trade development adviser Stefane Leny outlines the pioneer French-South Africa Sustainable City conference, its contribution to the countries’ bilateral relations, and the upcoming Pollutec event. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Business France trade development adviser Stefane Leny outlines the pioneer French-South Africa Sustainable City conference, its contribution to the countries’ bilateral relations, and the upcoming Pollutec event. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. AfDB to institute climate risk management programme for African countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-to-institute-climate-risk-management-programme-for-african-countries-2018-10-30 Tasneem Bulbulia CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:51:00 +0200 503219 1540893701 1540893060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0