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COP17 final outcome

The early hours of Sunday 11 December finally saw 194 countries, including the US and China, agree to an “outcome with legal force” to reduce carbon emissions by 2015, to take effect in 2020. Here, a summary of the results by BusinessLive: A plan to capitalise the Green Climate Fund, which will provide US$100 billion [...]

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Carrotmob Khayelitsha

Join Climate Smart Cape Town for Africa’s second Carrotmob: Khayelitsha! Date:             Saturday 19 May 2012 Time:            11h00 – 15h00 Where:         Malibongwe Restaurant, Lookout Hill, cnr of Mew Way and Spine Road Bookings:    021 361 6259, or email to info@malibongwerestaurant.co.za Menu:          Carrotmobbers will enjoy a set menu featuring traditional township dishes (R80 [...]

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COP17 Climate Smart Cape Town daily: Final day

As I write this, civil society protestors are are engaging in peaceful protests in the Durban ICC at COP17. It is not clear when the negotiations will end. Some say if they move into Saturday this is likely to mean a better outcome. Others are already frustrated with the slow pace of negotiations and lack [...]

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Video: Pavilion shows Cape Town climate change vision

EyeWitnessNews reporter, Taurai Maduna, produced this video about the award winning Climate Smart Cape Town Pavilion at the Climate Change Response Expo at COP17 in Durban. The stand uses different coloured crates to create the outline of Table Mountain, with Lion’s Head and Devil’s Peak, and is an iconic design that showcases the vision and [...]

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COP17 Climate Smart Cape Town daily: Day 11

Uno de los aspectos que nos caracteriza es el hecho de que te atendemos no importa que, lo que significa que no hara falta que firmes un contrato de un ano para que te ayudemos. Compra el mejor aire acondicionado Daikin adquirir aire acondicionado Daikin consegir equipo de climatizacion Daikin. Reconocemos lo importante que es el aire acondicionado y el servicio del mismo en casos urgentes y habituales.

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How others are taking action:

WARP from Cape Town

The Woodstock Art Reef Project is a community based environmental awareness art project. WARP is crocheting a coral reef and extends awareness of climate change and sustainable livning at a community level. WARP is looking for partners to extend the educative activities and host an exhibition.artreefproject.ning.com

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  • Osman Asmal
    Osman Asmal
    Director: Environmental Resource Management Department: City of Cape Town
  • Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana
    Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana
    Managing Director: Cape Town Partnership
  • Helen Zille
    Helen Zille
    Premier: Provincial Government of the Western Cape
  • Rashid Toefy
    Rashid Toefy
    Chief Executive: Cape Town International Convention Centre
  • Patricia de Lille
    Patricia de Lille
    Executive Mayor: City of Cape Town
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