Engineering News | Climate Change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:32:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Greenpeace Africa affirms Mpumalanga is a nitrogen dioxide air pollution hotspot http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-africa-affirms-mpumalanga-is-a-nitrogen-dioxide-air-pollution-hotspot-2018-10-29 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:22:00 +0200 503120 1541067491 1540819320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol, Indian companies join EP100 global energy-saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-indian-companies-join-ep100-global-energy-saving-initiative-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi Climate Change Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501488 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759665_resized_sasolglobalclimatactiongroupceo10181022.jpg HELEN CLARKSON Lowering energy use in sectors such as auto manufacturing, cement and chemicals production is an ambitious task 511 287 Parliament hears call to cut air pollution, improve health http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliament-hears-calls-to-cut-air-pollution-improve-health-2018-10-23 Kim Cloete ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:36:00 +0200 502588 1540304955 1540301760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Energy storage seen as an enabler for grid modernisation in realising IRP 2030 vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-seen-as-an-enabler-for-grid-modernisation-in-realising-irp-2030-vision-2018-10-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:33:00 +0200 502526 1540303818 1540287180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761832_resized_thavagovender1018dylan1022.jpg Eskom generation group executive Thava Govender 511 287 Reduce and reuse raw materials to slash waste and emissions, UN and think-tanks urge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduce-and-reuse-raw-materials-to-slash-waste-and-emissions-un-and-think-tanks-urge-2018-10-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:34:00 +0200 502461 1540277428 1540276440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 DBSA awarded funding to create R2bn climate finance facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-awarded-funding-to-create-r2bn-climate-finance-facility-2018-10-22 African News Agency CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:06:00 +0200 502409 1540218369 1540209960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761535_resized_patrickdlamini09171022duane.jpg DBSA CEO Patrick Dlamini 511 287 Packaging system saves about 76% of plastic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/packaging-system-saves-about-76-of-plastic-2018-10-19 Thabi Madiba Climate Change Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500932 1539671138 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758702_resized_packaginglabellingandbarcodingcarlsberggroupsnappack051020181022.jpg GROUND BREAKING The Snap Pack replaces plastic wrapping 511 287 Organisations oppose coal in IRP public hearings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-oppose-coal-in-irp-public-hearings-2018-10-16 Kim Cloete COAL Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:10:00 +0200 501979 1539757320 1539713400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CER attorneys to address MPs on new coal in the IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cer-attorneys-to-address-mps-on-new-coal-in-the-irp-2018-10-15 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:27:00 +0200 501829 1539610660 1539610020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4tn fossil fuel shift http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-crisis-spurs-un-call-for-24tn-fossil-fuel-shift-2018-10-08 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE/ENERGY Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:42:00 +0200 501038 1538992326 1538991720 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Marine waste a pressing issue, but few solutions in sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-waste-a-pressing-issue-few-resolutions-in-sight-2018-10-05 Dylan Slater Environment Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499546 1538467579 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757647_resized_wave.jpg 511 287 Water an asset for sustainable growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-an-asset-for-sustainable-growth-2018-10-03 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Wed, 03 Oct 2018 15:03:00 +0200 500629 1538571888 1538571780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IPCC opens meeting to consider 1.5 °C report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ipcc-opens-meeting-to-consider-15-c-report-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:57:00 +0200 500180 1538387922 1538387820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Drilling for water 'makes no economic sense' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drilling-for-water-makes-no-economic-sense-2018-10-01 News24Wire WATER Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:04:00 +0200 500151 1538381587 1538381040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Climate-related financial disclosure becoming more mainstream – G20 task force http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-related-financial-disclosure-becoming-more-mainstream-g20-task-force-2018-09-26 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:31:00 +0200 499766 1537967618 1537965060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 100 Resilient Cities 'game-changer' launched in Cape Town to tackle urban problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-resilient-cities-game-changer-launched-in-cape-town-to-tackle-urban-problems-2018-09-21 News24Wire CITY PLANNING Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:53:00 +0200 499482 1537535139 1537534380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 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 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 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 1537530917 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 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