CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING

 

Cities are playing a vital role in the global response to climate change by curbing their greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the effects of a changing climate. Local governments are central to these efforts. Climate action plans are comprehensive roadmaps translating cities’ efforts into specific activities in order to achieve sustainable and low greenhouse gas emissions development. This includes climate adaptation actions and ensuring access to clean, secure and affordable energy.

Climate Action Planning

Cities are playing a vital role in the global response to climate change by curbing their greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the effects of a changing climate. Local governments are central to these efforts. Climate action plans are comprehensive roadmaps translating cities’ efforts into specific activities in order to achieve sustainable and low greenhouse gas emissions development. This includes climate adaptation actions and ensuring access to clean, secure and affordable energy.

SEARCH BY TOPIC

SEARCH BY DOCUMENT TYPE

SEARCH BY DATE

Western Cape Energy Consumption and Emissions Report 2013

This report contains an energy supply and demand database, including energy-related emissions, and an energy- and waste-related emissions report. The database was developed to support the strategic intentions of the Western Cape Government, specifically in relation to the Western Cape Climate Change Response Strategy and Action Plan and the White Paper on Sustainable Energy for the Western Cape. (Sustainable Energy Africa for Western Cape Provincial Government, 2013)

1.47mbDownload

National Climate Change Response White Paper

The 2011 White Paper by the national Department of Environmental Affairs sets out the country’s response to climate change and outlines mitigation and adaptation strategy options. It recognises the important role of co-operative governance and the role of local government in implementation. (Dept. of Environmental Affairs, 2011)

0.87mbDownload

Eastern Cape Climate Change Response Strategy

The Eastern Cape Provincial Government’s policy responses to facilitate planned and co-ordinated approaches to both climate change mitigation and adaptation. (Dept. of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs, Eastern Cape Provincial Govt., 2011)

7.39mbDownload

State of Energy in South African Cities 2011

This report produced by the City Energy Support Unit of Sustainable Energy Africa provides an update on the 2006 report. It attempts to contribute to the body of work detailing and documenting city work and the policy arena relating to energy development. (SEA, 2011)

5.69mbDownload