Engineering News | Climate Change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:31:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Philip Lloyd – a passionate educator and energy thought leader http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-expert-passionate-educator-philip-lloyd-passes-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger Obituary Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497033 1535985415 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750269_resized_philiplloyd8181022.jpg PHILIP LLOYD Philip Lloyd contributed to the nation as an eminent engineer, as well as through mathematics and science education programmes for underprivileged children 511 287 Investment affected by environmental impact compliance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-affected-by-environmental-impact-compliance-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Climate Change Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496426 1536152410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748839_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg10222jpg.jpeg ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Oil refineries need to take steps to reduce their environmental impact to pacify investors 511 287 Coal-transition support should aid workers and communities, not Eskom – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coal-transition-support-should-aid-workers-and-communities-not-eskom-report-2018-09-06 Terence Creamer COAL & ENERGY Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0200 498006 1536302436 1536242400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752643_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal510220717duane.jpeg 511 287 South Africa hosts first National Talanoa Dialogue to discuss climate change mitigation measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-hosts-first-national-talanoa-dialogue-to-discuss-climate-change-mitigation-measures-2018-08-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:02:00 +0200 496648 1535033033 1535032920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749334_resized_ednamolewaduane.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa 511 287 Biojet feasibility project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biojet-feasibility-project-under-way-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Climate Change Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494493 1534227764 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744444_resized_boeing737800southafricanairwayssaaaviationbiofuel60716duane1022.jpg PROOF OF CONCEPT Waste to Wing aims to prove that biojet fuel can be used economically in South Africa and that it can offer an inclusive value chain 511 287 Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iceberg-water-could-be-cheaper-than-desalination-2018-08-16 News24Wire WATER Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:11:00 +0200 495833 1534403580 1534403460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 What is driving a rally in EU carbon permit prices? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-is-driving-a-rally-in-eu-carbon-permit-prices-2018-08-15 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:07:00 +0200 495778 1534338926 1534338420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Research chairs established to assist South African waste sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-chairs-established-to-assist-south-african-waste-sector-2018-08-14 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT / WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:54:00 +0200 495674 1534258628 1534258440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747080_resized_catherinaschenkuniversityofwesterncape08181022dylan.jpg University of the Western Cape professor Catherina Schenk 511 287 Northern Cape wind farm funds FitzPatrick Institute bird study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northern-cape-wind-farm-funds-fitzpatrick-institute-bird-study-2018-08-10 Anine Kilian WIND Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:28:00 +0200 495357 1533909133 1533907680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African farmers face tough road to recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-farmers-face-tough-road-to-recovery-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Climate Change Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493078 1533535814 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741209_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022jpg.jpeg ROAD TO RECOVERY Drought stricken regions in South Africa need three years of significant rainfall to recover 511 287 Irrigation system reduces water use in orchards by 70% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irrigation-system-reduces-water-use-in-orchards-by-70-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Climate Change Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493298 1534156659 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743078_resized_treehog07181022jpg.jpeg WATER CONSERVATION The Tree Hog can reduce water consumption by up to 70% 511 287 W Cape focusing on creating certainty in agriculture sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/w-cape-focusing-on-creating-certainty-in-agriculture-sector-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Climate Change Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493164 1534156670 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741416_resized_agriculture20115duane1022jpg.jpeg CERTAINTY NEEDED Farmers are positive about recent rains in the Western Cape, but more rain is needed to sustain recovery efforts 511 287 Sanedi calls on industry to move back Earth Overshoot Day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-calls-on-industry-to-move-back-earth-overshoot-day-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ENVIRONMENTAL Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:05:00 +0200 494477 1533121617 1533121500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744412_resized_environmentalsanedicarbonimageforearthovershootday0820181022.jpg 511 287 UK-born idea could improve ventilation, cooling in African city buildings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-born-idea-could-improve-ventilation-cooling-in-african-city-buildings-2018-07-27 Marleny Arnoldi BUILDING TECHNOLOGY Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:49:00 +0200 494047 1532687685 1532681340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743479_resized_artistsimpressionofaresilienturbancommunity0720181022.jpg Artist's impression of a resilient urban community 511 287 Ford hits carbon emissions reduction target eight years early http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-hits-carbon-emissions-reduction-target-eight-years-early-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Climate Change Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492493 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739885_resized_automotivefordemissions07181022.jpg EMISSION OMISSION Ford’s plug-in Hybrids score a 10 for lowered greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 Greenpeace, DA scrutinise Eskom, China Bank’s R33bn loan agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-da-scrutinise-eskom-china-banks-r33bn-loan-agreement-2018-07-25 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:31:00 +0200 493763 1532529684 1532529060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742747_resized_kusilelookingsoutheast.jpg Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga 511 340 As crops dry, Malawi turns to solar irrigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-crops-dry-malawi-turns-to-solar-irrigation-2018-07-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:25:00 +0200 493370 1532350721 1532348700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 First African company announces science-based greenhouse gas target http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-african-company-announces-science-based-greenhouse-gas-target-2018-07-19 African News Agency CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:15:00 +0200 493041 1531997388 1531991700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Low-carbon economy scenarios project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-carbon-economy-scenarios-project-under-way-2018-07-13 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:30:00 +0200 492637 1531491014 1531488600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740185_resized_zamanzimamazibuko061022.jpeg Zamanzima Mazibuko 511 287 Climate Change Bill heads to NWest http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-bill-heads-to-nwest-2018-07-10 African News Agency Climate Change Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:26:00 +0200 492160 1531219182 1531203960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739060_resized_legislationlegallaw210220915duane.jpg 511 287 New tech, investments can reduce water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-investments-can-reduce-water-crisis-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Climate Change Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490276 1530782551 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735042_resized_waterengineeringbloomberg3047251601180620171022.jpg COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT South Africa is depending on a complex and technically challenging bulk-water supply which requires a high level of expertise and coordination 511 287 World Bank approves $2.1bn loans for Nigerian projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-approves-21bn-loans-for-nigerian-projects-2018-06-29 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:53:00 +0200 491208 1530256124 1530255180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 No Day Zero for 2019 – City of Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-day-zero-for-2019-city-of-cape-town-2018-06-28 News24Wire Climate Change Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:24:00 +0200 491104 1530178415 1530177840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736264_resized_droughtwatercapetownreuters1022.jpg 511 287 WGC report a first step in understanding gold’s GHG footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wgc-report-a-first-step-in-understanding-golds-ghg-footprint-2018-06-27 Anine Kilian GOLD Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:40:00 +0200 491031 1530107440 1530106800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Getting below the surface of the Cape Town water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/getting-below-the-surface-of-the-cape-town-water-crisis-2018-06-22 News24Wire WATER Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:13:00 +0200 490559 1529651759 1529651580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Poor people most vulnerable to climate change – economist http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poor-people-most-vulnerable-to-climate-change-economist-2018-06-21 African News Agency CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:26:00 +0200 490361 1529563913 1529562360 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 'The future we don't want is already happening' – climate change expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-future-we-dont-want-is-already-happening-climate-change-expert-2018-06-20 News24Wire CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:38:00 +0200 490210 1529477816 1529476680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City of Cape Town will take 3 years to deal with drought impact - De Lille http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-will-take-3-years-to-deal-with-drought-impact---de-lille-2018-06-19 African News Agency Climate Change Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:21:00 +0200 490154 1529420528 1529410860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734205_resized_patriciadelille1022reuters.jpg Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille 511 287 Over 1 000 international delegates gather in Cape Town to find ways of adapting to global ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-1-000-international-delegates-gather-in-cape-town-to-find-ways-of-adapting-to-global-climate-change-2018-06-18 News24Wire CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:49:00 +0200 489976 1529312273 1529311740 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Consciousness needed for chemical use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmentally-conscious-chemical-usage-in-refrigeration-2018-05-31 Paige Müller Climate Change Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488250 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729946_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsagasr3205181022.jpg ENVIROMENTALLY INNOVATIVE COMPOUND R32 has higher pressures than many mainstream refrigerants, in addition to mild flammability 511 287 Draft National Climate Change Bill published for comment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/draft-national-climate-change-bill-published-for-comment-2018-06-11 African News Agency CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:13:00 +0200 489303 1528719019 1528704780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732357_resized_ednamolewa210220515duane.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa 511 287 Good corporate citizenship in a post-State-capture South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-corporate-citizenship-in-a-post-state-capture-sa-2018-06-08 Kim Cloete ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE – 1 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487877 1528189643 1528408800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730889_resized_clearing.jpg 511 287 South Africa to release new-look renewables bid window in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-release-new-look-renewables-bid-window-in-november-2018-06-01 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:30:00 +0200 488541 1527864523 1527863400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730508_resized_jeffradebe04042018dylan1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Electric vehicles could increase to 220m in 2030 – IEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicles-could-increase-to-220m-in-2030-iea-2018-05-30 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 30 May 2018 12:39:00 +0200 488164 1527764095 1527676740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729723_resized_nissanctownevcharging41022.jpg 511 287 Weather service sees El Nino building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weather-service-sees-el-nino-building-2018-05-28 Reuters Climate Change Mon, 28 May 2018 15:12:00 +0200 487918 1527513204 1527513120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729118_resized_capetownweatherdroughtelnino1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Hilton hotels to cut down on plastic waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hilton-hotels-to-cut-down-on-plastic-waste-2018-05-23 Anine Kilian ENVIRONMENT Wed, 23 May 2018 12:32:00 +0200 487478 1527072093 1527071520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global effort against climate change cannot be postponed – Basic countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-effort-against-climate-change-cannot-be-postponed-basic-countries-2018-05-21 News24Wire CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 21 May 2018 10:40:00 +0200 487149 1526892555 1526892000 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0