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Ramaphosa’s electricity plans ‘significant’, says energy transition expert Mark Swilling
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new plan to address South Africa’s electricity crisis has been widely panned in the media as being ‘too little too late’ or lacking details or timeframes, but Mark Swilling, co-director of the Centre for Sustainability Transitions at Stellenbosch University, disagrees.
INTERVIEW: We need to declare an energy emergency to have light at the end of the tunnel
Mark Swilling speaks to the eNCA news team in his capacity as part of the National Planning Commission about a way forward for electricity generation in South Africa.
PGDip 2023 Info Session 3Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 12:00 - 12:45
CST WEBINAR: The Future of Energy – Can the war support the transition towards fossil fuel alternatives?Tuesday, July 26th 2022 from 13:00-14:30
PGDip 2023 Info Session 2Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 09:00 - 12:00
Climate change and the urgency to transform food systems
New processes and governance arrangements are urgently needed for dealing with potential trade-offs among mitigation options and their food security implications.
When is transdisciplinarity an appropriate research methodology?
Transdisciplinarity distinguishes itself from mono-, multi- and inter-disciplinarity in that it – as research methodology – has developed specific principles, practices and methods of co-producing knowledge with social partners when facing real-world problem situations that are too complex to tackle with theoretical knowledge alone.
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