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New research papers about waste recycling
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 08:45

Just uploaded: two new research papers on recovering, recycling and reusing waste materials in South Africa.

Winkler on radio about climate change
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:00

A podcast from Wits Radio, with ERC director Harald Winkler, about the Paris Agreement.

Paris climate agreement enters into force
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:00

International experts respond as the Paris climate agreement enters into force: a discussion on The Conversation.

Shale gas seminar postponed
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:30

The seminar on "Scientific assessment of shale gas development in South Africa” will no longer take place on 28 October.

New issue of JESA now available
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:30

The August 2016 edition of the Journal of Energy in Southern Africa is now available on this website.

Climate, land, energy and water in Cape Town
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 11:45

Cape Town’s water supply system is highly susceptible to any climate variability, which reduces surface water inflows. This paper, now available for download, examines the issues, modelling different scenarios.

Latest issue of JESA now available
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:30

The May 2016 edition of the Journal of Energy in Southern Africa is now available for download.

Stranding power sector assets in SA
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 08:45

This paper aims to understand the implications of South Africa reducing emissions as part of a global agreement to limit temperature rise and to examine the potential risks of stranded assets in the energy sector.

Why the SA government is pursuing nuclear energy
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:00

Now available online: An analysis by Britta Rennkamp and Radhika Bhuyan on "The social shaping of nuclear energy technology in South Africa".


Research on solar chimneys
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 10:00

Now uploaded: A conference paper comparing the thermal performance of two solar chimney designs by using a numerical method.

The battle against climate change. What now?
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 09:15

It’s been a few months since the Paris Agreement wrapped up. In an article for The Conversation, Harald Winkler discusses what happened there and what it might mean for South Africa.

The risks of SA’s commitment to nuclear power
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 09:15

ERC’s analysis of the potential socioeconomic risks of the government’s stated commitment to nuclear power is now available for download.