SA White Paper on Climate Change

After months of intra-government and public consultation following on from the Climate Response Green Paper,   Edith Molewa, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, published the White Paper on the National Climate Change response for general information in the government gazette on 19 October 2011. The Gazetted version can be found here: The South African Cabinet has approved the National Climate Change Response Policy. “This evolving policy must be seen as the embodiment of our commitment to a fair contribution… Read moreSA White Paper on Climate Change

Comments on Green Paper

The ERC recently submitted comments in response to the National Climate Change Response Green Paper (NCCRGP) issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs. The next key phases in the development of the National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS) are: White Paper Drafting A National Summit In a parallel process conducted by Parliament, the Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs invited the ERC to present their comments to the Public Hearings on Climate Change Green Paper. ERC researcher Anya Boyd… Read moreComments on Green Paper