The OC brings together independent research institutes in key countries around the world to monitor national progress on climate change policy. For more information, please visit openclimatenetwork.org Partners in the Electricity Governance Initiative used the OCN Policy Implementation Toolkit to assess progress on implementation of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPP), a key … Continue reading
Climate change is a reality and is already having repercussions in our country. People need to start living sustainably now, and preparing themselves now for the unforeseen consequences of changing resources. Climate Change Communication Project Join the Global Initiative Same Tanzania The Open Climate Network Climate Change and Energy – The South African Perspective Adapting … Continue reading
The people of Same speak about climate change. The Green Connection, SAFCEI and Hope for Tanzania facilitated a climate change awareness workshop in the Same district of Tanzania. What is climate change? What causes it? What is its impact on society?
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific body tasked to evaluate the risk of climate change caused by human activity. The panel was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), two organizations of the United Nations. The IPCC shared the 2007 Nobel Peace … Continue reading
DVDs and BOOKLETS Take a look at our resources Partnership for Healthy River – Handbook Farming Sunlight booklet Redrawing the Grid For information on our resources, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Understanding Electricity Price Increases Informative Documents compiled for the Smart Electricity Workshops The Smart Electricity Brochure NERSA Public Hearings CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES Climate friendly living Cradle … Continue reading
Reports The Green Connection produces materials and other resources that aim to raised awareness about environmental issues. These resources can be downloaded and used provided that the sources are acknowledged and the aim of the resources is for public education not for gain. EGI REI4P review 2014 Renewable Energy is the long term future for … Continue reading
The Green Connection is partnering in a collaborative campaign to sustainable protection of South Africa’s oceans, in an innovative and exciting three-year initiative with WILDTRUST (lead organisation), Centre for Environmental Rights, Ocean Unite, South African Association for Marine Biological Research, and WWF-SA. South Africa currently has only 0.4% of its continental waters within MPAs (excluding … Continue reading
The Green Connection facilitates understanding of responsible fisheries. In 2007, The Green Connection designed and implemented a capacity building course on Responsible Fisheries for the Responsible Fisheries Alliance which is coordinated by WWF-SA. Which also ran the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. The Green Connection trained WWF facilitators so that they could be accredited to run the … Continue reading
Liz Mcdaid is the coordinator of the Global Green Grants Fund advisory board in Southern Africa She attended and helped develop training material for a workshop on women’s rights run by an organisation that works with women and mining, called WOMIN. The Green Connection’s Liz McDaid worked with WOMIN specifically to develop resource material on … Continue reading
Liziwe McDaid presented at the International Association for Impact Assessment – South Africa (IAIA-SA) conference of impact assessors. Her topic was nuclear and coal distracting from climate change adaption. A snippet below of Liziwe’s presentation.