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Saturday, 23 June 2018
ACDI welcomes our Master's class of 2017

Makeya Karlie (South Africa) attended the University of the Western Cape and graduated with honours in Environmental and Water Science....

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 17:30
Fire futures: lessons from the Western Cape 2016/17 fire season

As the 2016/17 fire season in the Western Cape draws to a close, what can we take from the experiences of one of the worst seasons in recent history? Are we moving towards a future where extensive and destructive fires become the new normal? How should we respond?

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:15
Harald Winkler to serve on High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices

At this year’s spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, and the G20 Hamburg Summit in July, finance ministers will gather to discuss, among other pressing matters, climate change. Carbon pricing is expected to take up some of the discussion time, particularly at the G20 Summit. Thankfully, an in-depth report on carbon pricing will be available – one with notable contributions by UCT’s Professor Harald Winkler.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 13:30
International climate services conference to be hosted in Africa for the first time ever

The Fifth International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS5) will be held for the first time in Africa, and will host the world’s leading organisations...

Publication Date:
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 18:30