As the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) continued working on the South African climate change policy, Parliamentary representatives urged the department to include the Portfolio Committee on water and environment in every forum where the policy was discussed before the draft document was released.
Rules on selection criteria for renewable energy projects under the REFIT programme
When the representatives from over 190 countries meet in December 2009 in Copenhagen at the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15), they will be focusing on the future of our planet. In the Danish capital the delegates will negotiate a new, binding international agreement on climate protection designed to succeed the present Kyoto Protocol in 2013. Many of the data used by the experts come from Bonn.
The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) gave Eskom permission to install 36 meters and modems from 30 November to 7 December 2009 to monitor the centre’s energy consumption in real time.