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Proceedings Report: Technological Innovations for a Low Carbon Society Conference
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
The challenge of finding sustainable, low carbon solutions to a global problem, such as climate change, is pertinent for both Germany and South Africa, notwithstanding their different developmental stages and different ...
The State of Green Technologies in South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
The report outlines the development, distribution and use of green technologies in energy, water, waste and sanitation in South Africa. Other sectors investigated include industry, mining, agriculture, information and ...
The state of research, development and innovation of electrical energy efficiency technologies in South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
The focus of this report is on electrical energy efficiency, but it also provides some guidance on how an enhanced focus on tribology may contribute to energy efficiency. Since electricity production consists of a value ...
Towards a Low Carbon City: Focus on Durban
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2011)
This report on Towards a Low Carbon City: Focus on Durban aims to address both mitigation and adaptation opportunities for the city of Durban. The critical issue of transitioning to a low carbon city in the face of serious ...
Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
In 2015, South Africa joined other member states of the United Nations (UN) to sign and ratify the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). The UN consequently established the Technology Facilitation Mechanism ...