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Sep 10, 2021 Climate change presenting huge opportunity for SA 10th September 2021 By: Martin Creamer - Creamer Media Editor South Africa is carbon intensive and will face punitive measures if it fails to show

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  • Climate change serious challenge for mining industry
    Climate change serious challenge for mining industry

    Nov 08, 2019 Climate change and population growth have significant potential to be destabilising factors in Africa and can affect water sources, agricultural land and subsistence farming adversely, resulting

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  • South African coal miner plans new climate change ... - Mining
    South African coal miner plans new climate change ... - Mining

    Aug 22, 2019 South Africa’s Exxaro Resources Ltd. said it’s working on a new strategy for its business founded on coal mining amid investor and public concerns about the impact of climate change

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  • A South African Sangoma Story and Climate Change
    A South African Sangoma Story and Climate Change

    Climate Change; Sangoma Story and Climate Change; A South African Sangoma Story and Climate Change. Old Meets New Leonie Joubert. ... Unfolding amidst the chunky koppies in the nouveau mining frontier near Burgersfort in the Limpopo bushveld is a subtext that is as delicate as it is complex

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  • Climate Change and Africa’s Malaria friendly cities
    Climate Change and Africa’s Malaria friendly cities

    Sep 23, 2021 Climate Change and Africa’s Malaria friendly cities ... 63 endangered penguins killed by bees in South Africa. Accountants called to reduce environmental impact of mining in South Africa. Worst drought in southwest US due to changes in measures of climate, Govt report says

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  • Battle from Below: The South African miners fighting
    Battle from Below: The South African miners fighting

    Sep 17, 2020 Battle from Below: The South African miners fighting climate change. ERMELO, South Africa (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four nights a week, Given Zuli packs some food, meets his colleagues at the

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  • South Africa – where climate change may trigger a toxic
    South Africa – where climate change may trigger a toxic

    Nov 26, 2011 Climate change, she says, is a potential disaster for Johannesburg and South Africa, liable to trigger the toxic timebomb left by 120 years of mining. The city has been the centre of the giant

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  • An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning
    An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning

    1 SUSTAINABLE MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA . 1 INTRODUCTION Mining is one of South Africa’s biggest industries.1 It has played a vital role in the economy for over a hundred years. In 2015 the mining industry contributed R286 billion towards South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product2 representing 7.1% of overall GDP.3 Mining

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  • ERM Offices in South Africa - Environmental Resources
    ERM Offices in South Africa - Environmental Resources

    South Africa ERM has been providing support to major industrial, mining and construction projects throughout Africa for over 40 years, and in 2003 established a permanent presence in Sub-Saharan Africa to meet the growing needs of our clients

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  • How climate change is harming South Africa’s coastal fish
    How climate change is harming South Africa’s coastal fish

    Sep 16, 2021 How climate change is harming South Africa’s coastal fish. Climate change that is linked to the build up of greenhouse gases and aerosols in the atmosphere has led to increases in the earth’s surface temperatures over the last 50 years. As a result the water in the

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  • South Africa - Climate Action Tracker
    South Africa - Climate Action Tracker

    South Africa released a draft Climate Change Bill in June 2018, which was open for public consultation until the beginning of August 2018 (Department of Environmental Affairs, 2018b). This process has been delayed and government has not yet communicated a timeline for the law’s final adoption as of August 2020

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  • Information and communication technology and climate
    Information and communication technology and climate

    Apr 29, 2016 The mining sector is a significant contributor to the gross domestic product of many global economies. Given the increasing trends in climate-induced disasters and the growing desire to find lasting solutions, information and communication technology (ICT) has been introduced into the climate change

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  • Part of the solution: Mining and climate change
    Part of the solution: Mining and climate change

    Jan 24, 2012 Addressing climate change needs to be one of the most important parts of every mining and metals company's business strategy. It simply cannot be ignored. But our efforts cannot stop there. Demand

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  • Climate change presenting huge opportunity for South
    Climate change presenting huge opportunity for South

    Sep 10, 2021 Climate change presenting huge opportunity for SA. South Africa is carbon intensive and will face punitive measures if it fails to show genuine decarbonisation intent. Virtually every South

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  • South African coal miner plans new climate change
    South African coal miner plans new climate change

    Aug 22, 2019 South Africa’s Exxaro Resources Ltd. said it’s working on a new strategy for its business founded on coal mining amid investor and public concerns about the impact of climate change. The

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  • South Africa – where climate change may trigger a
    South Africa – where climate change may trigger a

    Nov 26, 2011 South Africa – where climate change may trigger a toxic timebomb. Johannesburg's mining industry has been a mainstay of the city for decades, but its vast waste dumps are a huge threat – and

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  • South Africa's Second National Climate Change Report
    South Africa's Second National Climate Change Report

    South Africa’s climate change response is directed primarily by the country’s climate change policy set out in the NCCRWP (DEA 2011). The NCCRWP together with the NDP addresses the immediate and observed threats of climate change to the country’s society, economy and environment and provide the basis for tracking South Africa’s transition to a climate resilient society and lower carbon

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  • Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for the
    Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for the

    This primer on climate change adaptation summarizes how companies in the mining industry are reporting on climate change risks and opportunities, and highlights current and emerging best practices and guidance for E&U companies on how to develop a proactive approach to climate change adaptation

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  • Climate Change - South32
    Climate Change - South32

    Climate Change. We are sustainably reshaping our business for a low carbon future by increasing our exposure to base metals. We have set a medium-term target to halve our operational emissions by 2035 and we will deliver this through decarbonising our existing operations, securing green energy, designing our growth projects to be carbon neutral

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  • An Analysis of the Legislative Framework
    An Analysis of the Legislative Framework

    0.9 percent and considering the third quarter of the year, it rose 1.5 percent. Mining Production in South Africa averaged -0.09 percent from 1981 until 2016, reaching an all-time high of 24.30 percent in October of 2013 and a record low of -18.40 percent in March of 2016”. See http://www.tradingeconomics.com/south- africa/mining

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