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SA Agulhas on climate awareness voyage

SA Agulhas on climate awareness voyage

South Africa's ice-strengthened polar research and supply vessel, the SA Agulhas, is on a symbolic 10-day voyage to raise climate awareness ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 17) starting in Durban later this month.

COP17: what’s possible, what’s not

COP17 is unlikely to achieve a new binding international commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it should help map out the long-term transition to a low-carbon world.
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South Africa aims for fair deal at COP 17

South Africa aims for fair deal at COP 17

South Africa will aim for a fair deal at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference, says incoming conference president, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
Canadian coal miner to list on the JSE

Why COP 17 will not be easy

The 17th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, starting in Durban on 28 November, will be a major test not only for conference hosts South Africa but also for the world in general.
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SA police ready for climate summit

Dedicated teams of police officers will be deployed around Durban's International Convention Centre during the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, which is expected to draw more than 20 000 delegates, including heads of state from more than 100 countries.
Connecting African youth for climate

Connecting African youth for climate

Connect4Climate, a global initiative supported by the World Bank, is mobilising African youth to raise climate change awareness through an online photo/video competition - the winners of which be on show at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Durban.
SA initiative to grow renewables industry

SA initiative to grow renewables industry

South Africa will launch an ambitious project aimed at boosting its "green" economy and reducing the country's carbon footprint during the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.
'Climate Train' leads way to COP 17

‘Climate Train’ leads way to COP 17

The government and civil society have partnered to launch a unique "Climate Train" to criss-cross South Africa raising awareness on changing weather patterns ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.
Joburg to host 2010 broadcast centre

Climate change on Joburg’s agenda

In the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November, the City of Johannesburg is launching an awareness campaign to educate residents about the issue of climate change.

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