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A river in distress

Dr Charon Büchner-Marais, a CST Research Associate, worked with the third-year class of graphic arts students at SU to produce a number of stop-frame videos and a puppet model to produce visual elements that can act as agents of change.

Political obstacles to a mass renewable energy programme

Prof Mark Swilling spoke about political obstacles to a mass renewable energy transition at a recent Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) gathering in Cape Town, which formed part of AIDC’s Million Climate Jobs Campaign.

Nourishing food crucial for health

It’s tragic that one in four South African children under three years experience stunting – reduced height for age, which is the result of poor nutrition and predisposes to later obesity, ill health, poor educational outcomes and poor earning potential.

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Events

Soil, Soul and Society: Mexico’s Energy Transition, Indigenous Rights and Energy Justice

Wed, 8 November 2017
Sustainability Institute, Drie Gewels Eco-lodge

Human Systems Dynamics: Foundations, Discipline, Praxis | Dr Glenda Eoyang

Tuesday 4 July 2017
STIAS Fellows Dinding Area @ STIAS campus, 19 Jonkershoek Road, Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 
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