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Natural gas in South Africa
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 11:45

A significant ERC research report into the potential for gas utilisation over the long term in the South African energy system has been made available on this website.

High carbon price needed for climate goals
Wed, 31 May 2017 - 11:30

Leading economists say that a strong carbon price is needed to drive large-scale climate action.

Challenges in implementing GHG emissions mitigation policy
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 - 09:45

Newly available online: a paper by Trollip and Boulle exploring challenges in implementing greenhouse gas emissions mitigation policy in South Africa, using John Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Analysis Framework.

Modelling the energy-water nexus
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 - 10:30

A report has just been released by the World Bank, entitled "Modeling the water-energy nexus: How do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa?"

Climate change and energy-water nexus
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 - 10:30

Two journal articles have been published, emerging from the project "Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP".

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 - 10:00
Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf

Two journal articles have been published, emerging from the project "Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP".

Post-doctoral research fellowships
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 - 08:30

There are two post-doctoral research fellowships available at ERC, starting in 2017.

Electricity supply and demand scenarios for the SAPP
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 - 10:30

A journal article entitled 'Electricity supply and demand scenarios for the Southern African Power Pool' is now available online.

New research papers about waste recycling
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 - 08:45

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

Paris climate agreement enters into force
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 - 12:00

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

Shale gas seminar postponed
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 10:30

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

Climate, land, energy and water in Cape Town
Fri, 08 Jul 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.

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