DEA has published The Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for public comment. The closing date for comments is: 31 January 2018.
Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy
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The South African draft carbon tax bill was published this morning.
Please see the document at http://www.treasury.gov.za/public%20comments/CarbonTaxBll2017/.
Comments are due by 9 March 2018.…
Source: RSG Landbou
Klimaatsverandering is ’n meetbare werklikheid en Suid-Afrika is veral kwesbaar vir die impak daarvan met brande, vloede en droogtes. Karien Erasmus, ’n senior klimaatsveranderingsadviseur by Promethium Carbon, vertel vir Lise Roberts van RSG Landbou meer oor hoe om aan te pas hierby.
Source: Natural Gas Daily
South Africa’s plan to introduce a tax of ZAR 120 per ton of carbon dioxide equivalent ($8.92/tCO2e) for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is the most developed of the country’s policies to address climate change. However, implementation of the tax has already been delayed twice and if …
Source: South African Builder Magazine
Navigating the new Carbon Tax Law and the call for reduced CO2 emissions
The South African construction industry is well placed to play a key role in the reduction of CO2 emissions, in particular cement manufacturers and clay brick production plants – many of which …
Source: South African News Gazette
South Africa’s first Bio-atlas launched by the Department of Science and Technology has been welcomed by stakeholders as a critical resource in moving the country towards a low-carbon economy.
Aimed at assisting government in its efforts to increase the national energy resources, the Atlas indicates …
Source: Engineering News
A case study on renewable-energy development in conjunction with community upliftment has led to a proposal for biomass production and a 2 MW bioenergy power plant to be built in the Merafong local municipality, west of Johannesburg.
Mine rehabilitor and bioenergy/waste-to-energy power generation company Harambe Sustainable Ventures …
Source: Mail & Guardian
South Africa’s first bioenergy atlas has been hailed as a positive step towards transforming the country into a low carbon and future clean energy hub in Africa, while simultaneously creating jobs.
The department of science and technology has launched the Bioenergy Atlas of South Africa to …
Source: IT Online
Degraded land can be used to create renewable energy solutions for communities.
This is according to a feasibility study by Promethium Carbon for a community-based renewable energy project that was funded by the Prosperity Fund under the British High Commission.
Promethium Carbon last week presented its answer …
Source: Netwerk 24
Die verlate stukke mynbougrond aan die Wes-Rand waar selfs gras sukkel om te groei, kan oor ’n dekade die basis van ’n florerende bio-energie bedryf word.
Dit is die plan van verskeie belange groepe wat die Nywerheidsontwikklingskorporasie (NOK), die Britse hoëkommissariaat, die Merafong-munisipaliteit en Promethium Carbon insluit.…