Carbon Articles

  • Top carbon emitters in South Africa

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    The release of the 2011 Carbon Disclosure Report provides an excellent opportunity to identify some of the top carbon emitters in South Africa.   Because of South Africa’s carbon intensive...
  • The South African risk and vulnerability atlas

    Thursday, December 8, 2011

    COP17 has again highlighted the many challenges that countries and cities face because of climate change. South African decision-makers have the difficult task of planning for a more climate...
  • COP17 – negotiating blocs explained

    Monday, December 5, 2011

    The Seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP17) is now in the thick of things. The second week is where the nitty-gritty is discussed. Essentially, COP17 involves a series of negotiations, and one...
  • COP17 carbon footprint

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    The organisers of COP17 have made a first pass estimate for the Carbon Footprint of COP17.  The estimate of 76,900 tonnes of CO2 equivalents assumes a maximum of 25,000 delegates attending the event...
  • SA likely to introduce compulsory carbon reporting

    Thursday, November 24, 2011

    Large scale emitters of Green House Gases (GHG’s) are soon likely to be required to provide GHG information to national government using a web based reporting system that will be available in the...
  • Carbon taxes remain on the South African agenda

    Monday, November 7, 2011

    The recently published National Climate Change Response White Paper confirms the government’s commitment to develop a carbon tax policy and highlights some of the considerations that National...
  • South Africa to introduce carbon budgets

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    The Government has signalled its intention to introduce Carbon Budgets to South Africa with the publication of the  National Climate Change Response White Paper.  The paper was released to the public...

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