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Outcomes

South Africa Sets Stronger Emissions-reduction Target

  • Top Outcome: 2021
Solar panels on rooftop of building in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Top Outcome: 2021
Technical Perspectives

5 Lessons from South Africa’s Just Transition Journey

  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
An aerial shot of Cape Town, South Africa, against the backdrop of hills and mountains
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
Insights

South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
Insights

Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights
Cape Town has a robust transport demand management (TDM) strategy that includes promoting higher vehicle occupancies. Photo Credit: Warren Rohner, Flickr 2012
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • transportation