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Event: Symposium on a just coal transition for South Africa
The Energy Research Centre, TIPS, IDDRI and Climate Strategies invite participants to a symposium on a just coal transition in South Africa to be held on 27 February 2019 at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa (9am-6pm).
Event: Launch of the B2G report 2018 in South Africa
Report on B2G seminar launch which took place on the 28th November 2018
Blog: COP 24 agreed a rule-book: Now to implement and strengthen it
The climate negotiations at COP 24 in Katowice agreed on a rulebook for future.
G20 Brown to Green Report has been released
The Brown to Green Report 2018 is the world’s most comprehensive review of G20 climate action. It provides concise and comparable information on G20 country mitigation action, finance and vulnerability. Developed by experts from 14 research...
Webinar “Launch of the Brown to Green Report 2018”
One week before the G20 Summit in Argentina and COP24 in Poland, Climate Transparency launches its Brown to Green Report 2018. Covering 80 indicators, the report is the world’s most comprehensive review of G20 climate action.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
New publication on fossil fuel subsidies

Fossil fuel subsidies strain public budgets and contribute to climate change and local air pollution. Despite widespread agreement among experts about the benefits of reforming fossil fuel subsidies, repeated international commitments to eliminate them, and valiant efforts by some countries to reform them, they continue to persist. This book helps explain this conundrum by exploring the politics of fossil fuel subsidies and their reform.

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 10:00
New publication: South Africa’s multiple faces in current climate clubs

"Global public goods are most easily provided when a single dominant country, or a small group, takes the lead" says the literature in international relations. That's why Britta Rennkamp and Andrew Marquard analysed the role of climate clubs from the perspective of a developing country- South Africa. This paper was part of a project with the German Development Institute and Wuppertal Institute.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 11:00
ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill

ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill. 

The Finance Minister announced in the 2018 Budget Speech that the carbon tax  “will be implemented from 1 January 2019.”  

Publication Date:
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 16:30
Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

 

Please join the ERC for a presentation by Dr. Grové Steyn on:

"Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

Date: Monday 5th of February
Time: 13:00
Venue: ERC Seminar Room

 
Publication Date:
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 17:00

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