In a new paper in Nature Sustainability, authors including CST's Prof Oonsie Biggs and Prof Belinda Reyers propose a set of general principles that underlie high-quality knowledge co-production for sustainability research.
In early 2018, Sharné Bloem, with a background in architecture and currently a researcher at Centre for Complex Systems in Transition and the support of Prof Mark Swilling, entered the Solar Decathlon Africa competition with a design proposal for a net-zero-energy house for the African context.
Just a few years ago, the notion of a consumer-driven energy sector was unheard of, much less within the African context. Fast-forward to 2019, and blockchain is opening a new energy chapter, driven by smart technologies.
Listen to an interview with Holle Wlokas discussing the TENTRANS project and the ability of large-scale renewables to deliver local benefits.