Cape Town working towards a Carbon Neutral future

The City of Cape Town has taken another step towards the fostering of green energy and reducing Cape Town’s carbon footprint. The Mayoral Committee has recommended to Council that it establishes an Energy & Climate Change Committee at its Council meeting on Thursday 26 April. This committee will ensure that Cape […]

City of Cape Town turns off the lights in support of Earth Hour 2012

The City of Cape Town will be switching off the lights on Table Mountain and in its own buildings for one hour in support of the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour 2012, which takes place on Saturday 31 March from 20:30 to 21:30 (local time). “The City will join […]

Energy Efficiency marketplace to help local companies

Cape Town’s Energy Efficiency Forum is putting on an energy efficiency marketplace on Thursday 10 November 2011 to help owners and managers of commercial and public buildings – including hotels and guesthouses, meeting venues, restaurants and others in the tourism and hospitality sector – learn about and see for themselves […]

Greening and Resource Efficiency Workshops

The Department of Environmental Affairs, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry and Eskom are holding a series of workshops around the country on greening and resource efficiency. In October these roll into the Cape Town area, with a 7 October 2011 workshop in the city itself. Further details in the announcement below, […]

National Greening and Resource Efficiency road show dates

The National Department of Tourism, Departments of Environmental Affairs, Water Affairs and Eskom will conduct the National Greening and Resource Efficiency road shows to educate the tourism product owners on the importance of using available natural resources efficiently in their sector. The road shows will take place from 5 July […]

Cape Town Climate Change Evening at the Local Climate Solutions for Africa Conference

Leaders of African cities and local governments, and world climate change experts will meet in Cape Town this week for a major climate change congress, aimed at enhancing the capacity of African local authorities in respect of climate change issues. The City of Cape Town will be hosting a Cape […]

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