COP 17

 
Community champions
Community champions
Winner: Green Building Council of South Africa: Cato Manor Green Street Project In the run-up to the Cop17 climate change talks in Durban in 2011, the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) sought to demonstrate the range...
Bonn-fire of the vanities?
Bonn-fire of the vanities?
One of the major achievements of the COP17 climate change meeting in Durban in 2011 was an agreement by countries to establish a binding global...
Nuclear power will worsen the wealth gap
Nuclear power will worsen the wealth gap
Following the recent talks about nuclear security in South Korea, it is clear that on this small and fragile planet we need a world free of nuclear...
Earth cannot carry our load
Earth cannot carry our load
Earth has only one decade to pull back from various environmental tipping points before the damage caused by current consumption and production...
Offsets make light of COP17 carbon load
Offsets make light of COP17 carbon load
The COP17 climate change conference in Durban late last year generated 76 919 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), a fraction of the carbon...
COP17, UN climate talks in trouble as time runs out
COP17, UN climate talks in trouble as time runs out
Ministers fought to save the UN climate talks from collapse on Saturday, searching to narrow differences between rich and poor nations over how...
Build a better future
Build a better future
Climate change provides South Africa with both extraordinary risks and opportunities.
Ocean acidity is on the rise
Ocean acidity is on the rise
Though the ocean covers nearly three-quarters of the Earth's surface and provides a livelihood for at least 500-million people, little is known...
[Video]The colossal fossil
[Video]The colossal fossil
The fossil of the day awards have been an established part of COP since 1999. COP17 drew to a close, the conference's overall 'colossal fossil' was announced.
[Video]Bridge over troubled water
[Video]Bridge over troubled water
We visit communities with local water project Umphilo WaManzi. Helping people adapt to climate change and educating them on how to protect their water supply.

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