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Zero-emission electric cars hit Durban streets

Durban - At least a dozen zero-emission electric cars have been doing the rounds in Durban since the start of COP17. While South Africans will have to wait a while to purchase an electric vehicle (EV), for now they can get a taste and feel for it. COP17 delegates are being given a chance to t GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Durban plan to offset COP17 carbon footprint

Durban – An estimated 15 000 tons of CO2 is expected to be produced during COP17 but Durban has a plan to offset the carbon footprint. The estimation is based on the assumption that 25 000 people will visit the city during the conference and considered factors like accommodation, conference ven GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Panama climate meeting to set tone for Durban

Pretoria – South Africa will participate in a crucial meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Panama, which is widely expected to set the tone for the December summit in Durban. “South Africa will convene informal sessions in Panama, including with st GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]