Pretoria – The Department of Social Development and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are hosting a National Seminar to commemorate World Population Day with the theme “Prospects for the demographic dividend in South Africa”.
Vienna – Powering development in the 21st century is the topic of a debate that will air on BBC World News television channel and also on BBC World Service radio on 16 and 17 July.
China, developing countries are now biggest investors in large-scale renewables while Germany surges ahead on rooftop solar; Positive trend in government research and development in renewables spotlighted—up over 120 per cent to well over US$5 billion; UNEP and Frankfurt School launch Collaborating Centre for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance
Pretoria – The world population is projected to reach 7 billion on 31 October 2011, according to global population prospects, released by the UN Population Division. This is opportune for South Africa as it is expected to take place during “census month” – the outcome of which will define the country’s exact contribution to the 7… Read More »
Participants meet in Marrakesh to discuss prospects for carbon offsets Marrakesh – With more than 1,100 registered participants, the Africa Carbon Forum, the leading regional trade fair and knowledge sharing platform for carbon investments, has demonstrated that Africa is an increasingly attractive destination for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, as investors seek new opportunities for growth in the voluntary market… Read More »