Engineering News | Climate Change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:54:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Balwin registers over 16 000 EDGE certified units https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balwin-registers-over-16-000-edge-certified-units-2019-06-18 Simone Liedtke GREEN BUILDING Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:45:00 +0200 523037 1560869885 1560869100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805850_resized_balwinpropertieskikuyu21022.jpg Balwin Properties Kikuyu development 511 287 Aviation technology leaders reaffirm their determination to cut industry’s CO2 emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aviation-technology-leaders-reaffirm-their-determination-to-cut-industrys-co2-emissions-2019-06-18 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:40:00 +0200 523023 1560867495 1560865200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805825_resized_pumaenergyaviationinoperation110221.jpg 511 287 NCPC-SA to drive resource efficiency in manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-to-drive-local-resource-efficiency-in-manufacturing-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Climate Change Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521131 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802473_resized_ncpcwatermanagement022017jpg1022.jpg GREEN ECONOMY The manufacturing sector has not been growing because of its mounting challenges 511 287 Sustainable cities integral to combating climate change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-cities-integral-to-combating-climate-change-2019-06-12 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:59:00 +0200 522609 1560352152 1560351540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals – BP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/erratic-weather-boosts-energy-demand-denting-climate-goals-bp-2019-06-11 Reuters ENERGY/CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:41:00 +0200 522472 1560264426 1560264060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Companies lag in climate-related disclosures – G20 Task Force https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-lag-in-climate-related-disclosures-g20-task-force-2019-06-05 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:27:00 +0200 521903 1559740941 1559737620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803330_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg 511 287 Consortium appointed to manage climate resilience fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consortium-appointed-to-manage-climate-resilience-fund-2019-05-31 Tasneem Bulbulia CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 31 May 2019 15:42:00 +0200 521524 1559310218 1559310120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA carbon tax law will pressure big firms to find strategies for sustainable operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-carbon-tax-law-will-pressure-big-firms-to-find-strategies-for-sustainable-operations-2019-05-31 African News Agency Climate Change Fri, 31 May 2019 14:17:00 +0200 521498 1559311379 1559305020 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802532_resized_environmentalsanedicarbonimageforearthovershootday0820181022.jpg 511 287 Standard Bank shareholders vote for disclosure on lending to coal projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/standard-bank-shareholders-vote-for-disclosure-on-lending-to-coal-projects-2019-05-31 Tasneem Bulbulia FINANCE Fri, 31 May 2019 11:30:00 +0200 521470 1559296250 1559295000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Startups strive to recycle emissions for 'new carbon economy' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/startups-strive-to-recycle-emissions-for-new-carbon-economy-2019-05-31 Reuters CARBON ECONOMY Fri, 31 May 2019 09:50:00 +0200 521439 1559295868 1559289000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 IEA urges support for research into small modular reactors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-urges-support-for-research-into-small-modular-reactors-2019-05-28 Terence Creamer NUCLEAR Tue, 28 May 2019 01:02:00 +0200 520935 1558962289 1558998120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Carbon Tax Act signed into law, effective from June 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-act-signed-into-law-effective-from-june-1-2019-05-27 News24Wire Climate Change Mon, 27 May 2019 08:15:00 +0200 520876 1558969063 1558937700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801209_resized_cyrilramaphosa7060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 South Africa’s fiscal crisis, price volatility among top energy risks for this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-fiscal-crisis-price-volatility-among-top-energy-risks-for-this-year-2019-05-23 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 23 May 2019 14:10:00 +0200 520690 1558623849 1558613400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800768_resized_electricitygeneralpowerlines1022duane.jpg 511 287 BP bosses get public grilling on climate from largest investors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bp-bosses-get-public-grilling-on-climate-from-largest-investors-2019-05-22 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 22 May 2019 11:33:00 +0200 520515 1558517765 1558517580 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy published for public comment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-climate-change-adaptation-strategy-published-for-public-comment-2019-05-20 News24Wire Climate Change Mon, 20 May 2019 08:13:00 +0200 520187 1558364044 1558332780 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799810_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg 511 287 Nordic countries strengthen partnerships with sub-Saharan Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordic-countries-strengthen-partnerships-with-sub-saharan-africa-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 520147 1558101025 1558098180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Coca-Cola outlines its work on replenishing water in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-outlines-its-work-on-replenishing-water-in-africa-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete WATER Wed, 15 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200 519681 1557928343 1557924900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CER urges Ramaphosa to appoint environment-focussed Cabinet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cer-urges-ramaphosa-to-appoint-environment-focussed-cabinet-2019-05-14 Sashnee Moodley Climate Change Tue, 14 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519529 1557841668 1557828780 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798812_resized_cyrilramaphosa110520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Release of IRP 'imminent' – Energy Minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/release-of-irp-imminent-energy-minister-2019-05-14 African News Agency Climate Change Tue, 14 May 2019 12:00:00 +0200 519534 1557841747 1557828000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798821_resized_jeffradebe280320191022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Zimbabwe starts rolling power cuts, hitting mines, industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-rolling-power-cuts-hitting-mines-industry-2019-05-13 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 519407 1557755070 1557738480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe starts load-shedding as drought hits Kariba Dam power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-load-shedding-as-drought-hits-kariba-dam-power-station-2019-05-13 News24Wire Climate Change Mon, 13 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519393 1557752884 1557734700 99999999999 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plants from major river systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/southern-cape-landowners-initiative-to-clear-invasive-plants-from-major-river-systems-2019-04-29 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:30:00 +0200 518284 1556540131 1556533800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796008_resized_kaaimansriver0420191022.jpg Kaaimans River, in the Southern Cape region 511 287 Global deforestation cut enough trees last year to cover Belgium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-deforestation-cut-enough-trees-last-year-to-cover-belgium-2019-04-25 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:13:00 +0200 518000 1556186601 1556179980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Bank report points to transport being next decarbonisation frontier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-report-points-to-transport-being-next-decarbonisation-frontier-2019-04-24 Terence Creamer TRANSPORT & CLIMATE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 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losses from Cyclone Idai at up to $773m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-puts-mozambiques-economic-losses-from-cyclone-idai-at-up-to-773m-2019-04-11 Reuters Climate Change Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:57:00 +0200 516994 1554986427 1554983820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793164_resized_cycloneidaipraianova19032019reuters1022.jpg 511 287 Cost of decarbonising global energy system falls sharply, new report shows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-of-decarbonising-global-energy-system-falls-sharply-new-report-shows-2019-04-09 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0200 516718 1554822828 1554818400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792595_resized_0000792584resizedwindturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Central banks are thinking greener as climate change hits policy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/central-banks-are-thinking-greener-as-climate-change-hits-policy-2019-04-02 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:02:00 +0200 516022 1554210376 1554210120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0