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COP 17 'can still save Kyoto Protocol'

COP 17 ‘a coup for Africa’ – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the South African delegation for their "outstanding achievement" at the UN climate summit (COP 17) in Durban, describing the outcome of the talks as "a coup for Africa".
COP 17 president hails landmark talks

COP 17 president hails landmark talks

COP 17 president Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, herself lauded for steering the UN climate summit to a historic conclusion, has congratulated all the countries at the Durban conference for "rising to the occasion when it was most required".
COP 17 solar geyser campaign a success

COP 17 solar geyser campaign a success

Over 8 500 solar geysers were installed across South Africa during the two-week UN climate summit (COP 17), surpassing the initial target of 8 000, thanks to pledges made by individuals and companies.
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Act now, Ban urges climate delegates

As the pressure mounted at the UN climate summit in Durban on Tuesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon warned that the world was in danger, and that countries needed to take decisive steps towards signing a new deal on cutting carbon emissions.
COP 17 venue shows off its 'green' side

COP 17 venue shows off its ‘green’ side

Durban's International Convention Centre, venue for the UN climate summit kicking off on Monday, has a strong environmental vision and policy and already boasts a number of "green" features.
Reducing the World Cup carbon footprint

‘Huge response’ to renewables tender

Over 270 local and foreign companies have shown an interest in supplying renewable energy to South Africa's grid, with the Department of Energy due to announce the preferred bidders at the UN climate summit starting in Durban on 28 November.

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