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Friday, 19 October 2018
Summary of report by Stefanie Swanepoel with African Earth Rights: Communicating Climate Change - Adaptation Futures 2018

This summary is of a synthesis report by Stephanie Swanepoel and is drawn from presentations made on climate change communication at the Adaptation Futures Conference 2018 held in June in Cape Town, South Africa. 

Posted 7 Jul 2018

Publication Date:
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 15:30
NSTF award for Harald Winkler

Professor Harald Winkler, of the Energy Research Centre in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, has won the NSTF-South32 Special Annual Theme Award: Sustainable Energy for All.

Posted 2 Jul 2018

Publication Date:
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 15:15
ACDI participates in the Adaptation Futures 2018 Conference

Adaptation Futures is the world’s premier conference on climate change adaptation. This conference will showcase UCT's climate change research. Please see the table below for the details of all the UCT researchers and academics that will be participating at the conference. 

Posted 24 May 2018 

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:00
New status for African Climate & Development Initiative

The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) has taken a step up, graduating from a Vice-Chancellor’s Strategic Initiative to an established UCT institute at the end of 2017. The new institute was formally launched at an event on 16 April.

Posted 19 Apr 2018 

Publication Date:
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:00