SAIIA’s work on climate change

Photo © Mariusz Kluzniak
The Namib desert, Namibia, the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the many parts of Africa especially vulnerable to climate change.

The 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) gets under way in Warsaw, Poland from 11 to 22 November 2013.

SAIIA is doing extensive work on issues of climate change and is keenly watching the progress of the negotiations in the Polish capital. Below are a selection of resources SAIIA has produced on this issue:

Interview with Romy Chevallier in the Huffington Post, Fighting African Energy Poverty Without Serious Harm to the Environment [links to Huffington Post website] (November 2013)

Article by Romy Chevallier in Outreach, New science further highlights the important mitigation potential of coastal ecosystems [links to Outreach website] (November 2013)

SAIIA Podcast 19: Insights for COP19, Climate Change and Africa (video and audio), with Romy Chevallier, November 2013

Blue Carbon an opportunity for Africa at Cop18? by Romy Chevallier, November 2012

COP 17: Will Durban advance the Climate Change Agenda? by Romy Chevallier, November 2011

South Africa’s Chief Negotiator, Alf Wills, speaks to SAIIA ahead of COP 17 (audio), November 2011