Dusk behind the Climate Smart Cape Town Pavilion

COP17 Climate Smart Cape Town daily: Day 11

COP17 negotiators continued to push their countries positions with some surprise turnarounds by Canada and the USA. According to Reuters, the USA denied accusations that it was trying to delay the start of a legally binding deal until after 2020 because of deep splits between Democrats and Republicans. European and African countries remained committed to [...]

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Climate Smart Cape Town dinner to share vision of low carbon future

Cape Town dinner shares vision for low carbon future

Alderman Belinda Walker hosted a high level Cape Town dinner at the Climate Smart Cape Town Pavilion at COP 17 in Durban this week, with the aim of sharing Cape Town’s vision for a low carbon future and an economy based on sustainable pathways. Alderman Walker (pictured to the right) invited partners to work together [...]

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Climate Smart Cape Town best green stand at COP17

Photos: Climate Smart Cape Town Pavilion at COP17

This is a photo essay of some of our favourite pictures of the award winning Climate Smart Cape Town Pavilion at COP17 in Durban. The Pavilion won the best outdoor and best green stand in the Climate Change Response Expo. It is constructed out of 1,884 plastic milk crates and over 22,000 plastic milk bottles [...]

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COP17 Climate Smart Cape Town daily: Day 10

The are three days to go before the end of COP17 negotiations in Durban. John Prescott, British politician and Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007, shares his views with OneWorldTV on the responsibilities of “rich” countries, the timelines for a legally binding international climate change agreement and the importance of [...]

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