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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.