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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 ...
Proceedings of a Symposium on Our Nuclear Future: Delay or Demise?
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
The purpose of the symposium was to bring together a diverse range of stakeholders and invite engagement in a rigorous, evidence-based, scholarly debate on the issue of nuclear energy. Participants and presenters were drawn ...
Nuclear Energy Safety Symposium. Proceedings Report
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
Both public and political attitudes on the introduction and use of nuclear energy change with time and events. A movement towards extending its use and building new advanced power stations is driven largely by the contribution ...
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 ...