How strong are climate adaptation knowledge systems in semi-arid regions?
How strong are climate adaptation knowledge systems in semi-arid regions?
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:00

By Mark New, Principal Investigator for ASSAR and the Director of the African Climate and Development Initiative at the University of Cape Town.

The Desired Future of Urban Water Management in Cape Town
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:15

By Julia Davies

“We can and must avoid day zero,” declared Dr Kevin Winter of the Future Water Institute at the University of Cape Town on Monday. 

Making it Through the Water Crisis
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:00

By Lesley Green , Associate Director: Environmental Humanities South, University of Cape Town

A journalist sent me an email recently, asking for comment on the Cape water crisis.

Woe unto faux-water savers in Cape Town
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 15:30

By Paballo Abel Chauke


Posted 11 Jan 2018

Taking the impact of ASSAR to heart
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:45

By Julia Davies, ASSAR Research Assistant

Have you ever tried to remain friends with an ex-love? Hard, isn’t it? Having recently...

Indigenous knowledge and climate change adaptation: The Way Forward
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 17:51

By Chidiebere Ofoegbu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2017

Climate change and associated...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 14:15

By Eve Wicksteed, ACDI intern 2017

It’s been a particularly cold week in Cape Town. I find myself recoiling at the touch of my steering...

Recommended Reading by Ralph Hamman
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 13:00

By Ralph Hamman

In this series of articles ACDI researchers recommend the latest research in their fields. This week one of ACDI's Research...

The United Nations’ Climate Technology Centre – Is this just another UN Debating Club or is there something in it for South Africa?
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 18:45

By Veit Köllermann, ACDI Master’s Class of 2017

On 18 May 2017, I went to an open seminar on the United Nations’ Climate...

ACDI 3rd Annual Conference for Early Career Researchers and Students: the movement towards a multilateral and multidisciplinary approach to climate change and development
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 19:02

By Casey Lyttle, ACDI Master's Class, 2017

Before the final gravel that signalled the adoption of the Paris agreement fell on the...

Joining the Treevolution: Greenpop Reforest Fest
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 19:00

By Ashley Fox, ACDI Master's Class, 2017

I spent a weekend in March at the Greenpop Reforest Festival Family Weekend camping and planting...

Make the Planet Great Again: How Science Fiction Can Help
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 18:15

By Dr. Marieke Norton

I am a sci-fi nut.  Very keen on the stuff. I got put onto it by my older brother, who...