Overview of COP22, Marrakech

At the 22nd Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP22), held in Marrakech in November 2016, a deadline of 2018 was set for the rulebook for the Paris Agreement.

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Employment vulnerability to climate change

By Rehana Dada The Economic Development Department (EDD) and the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) have jointly commissioned a study on the impacts of climate change on employment, with the intention of addressing potential job losses that may result from...

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Nuclear energy crowding out adaption responses

Nuclear energy is currently getting preference over decentralized mitigation options and adaptation responses which poses a greater risk than a solution. SAFCEI is calling on the South African community to support their cause in minimizing the use of nuclear energy in the country.

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IPCC agrees on outline for 1.5 degrees Celsius Special Report

IPCC agrees on outline for 1.5 degrees Celsius Special Report

The outline of the IPCC Special Report has been confirmed and will include contributions from Working Groups I, II and III. The report will focus on the Impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways and is due in 2018.

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