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Eco-Justice Course now available!!

May 25, 2016

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An exciting opportunity for ordinary citizens to find out about how environmental burdens are often borne by the poor, while environmental benefits are experienced by the rich.. how does this play out in the current South Africa..

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Energy Audit Course now available!!!

May 25, 2016

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Start a journey to energy efficiency and find out what’s up with your Watts. Learn how to measure, manage and minimize your electricity use. The price of electricity is increasing each year. How can you use less electricity and counter these increases. Electricity tariffs are also changing. Are you on the correct one ?

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Energy Audits in partnership with SAFCEI

April 9, 2016

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Liz Mcdaid worked with SAFCEI, conducting energy audits for buildings, such as Faith Centres. Recently an energy audit of a church in Mitchells Plain was completed as part of SAFCEI’s energy auditing programme. SAFCEI Energy 100

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Energy Justice Lectures

May 4, 2015

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In April 2015, Liz McDaid gave a lecture to IES students studying at UCT.  The lecture focused on energy justice highlighting how current energy choices being taken by South Africa will directly impact on the lives of the poor, deepening poverty and exacerbating inequality. New thinking, out of the box, that maximises alternative energy systems […]

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Visiting students learn about energy and climate change in Africa

May 5, 2012

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In January 2012, Liz presented a short talk on Going Green to this year’s IES students.  The talk covered some of the environmental challenges facing South Africa and how students might play their part in turning problems into solutions. For more information, please visit:  IES Abroad   How to green your campus How to Green […]

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Earth Awareness

April 26, 2012

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IES Abroad (Institute for the International Education of Students) provides courses for international students visiting South Africa.  Liziwe McDaid and Lynette Munro from the Green Connection are faculty at IES, offering an environmental management course focusing on environmental justice issues within the sustainable development sector. In January 2012, Liz presented a short talk on Going […]

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