Climate Change and Energy – the South African perspective

In January, 2012, Liziwe McDaid and Lynette Munro of the Green Connection were asked to prepare two lecture sessions on South African environmental issues as part of a summer school course presented to a group of American students from Mary Washington University, Virginia, USA.  Given that COP17 had just taken place in South Africa, Liziwe presented some reflections on how climate change will impact on South Africa and whether the outcome from COP17 are likely to have an impact on the lives of South Africans.

For more information, read Prof Harald Winkler’s blog –  and click on Bending the curve back to multilateral agreement on climate change or read Scorched by Leonie Joubert – ISBN 978-1-86814-437-2)