The mining sector hasn't been spared from COVID-19; with sites closing and mobility restricted, the livelihoods of vulnerable workers are in jeopardy. What can be done to ensure no one is left behind?
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As South Africa debates how to reform its struggling electricity sector, this publication reviews how international experience from India and Mexico could inform the debate.
The South Africa case study is part of the report Beyond Fossil Fuels: Fiscal transition in BRICS. It presents the aggregated data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels in South Africa.
This report makes the case for preparing government budgets for the clean energy transition in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).
In South Africa, coal has long been king, but emerging factors suggest the fossil fuel may soon be pushed off its throne.
Can the current water crisis that Cape Town is experiencing be seen as a parable for climate change? Aaron Cosbey thinks so and explains all.
sNAPshot | Information Sharing for Adaptation Planning at Subnational Levels: South Africa's Let's Respond Toolkit
This sNAPshot policy brief explores South Africa's approach to information sharing in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process to promote vertical integration, which is the process of linking national and subnational adaptation planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
Jointly prepared by IISD, OCI and ODI, this country study and accompanying data sheet compiles publicly available information on fossil fuel production subsidies in South Africa in 2013 and 2014.It is a background paper to the report Empty promises: G20 subsidies to oil, gas and coal production and…
The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network works to enhance adaptation planning and action in developing countries.
This report investigates the extent of policy space for the practical uptake of sustainable public procurement (SPP) in South Africa.It also assesses opportunities for the launch of pilot tenders that will yield greater environmental, social and economic value across the life cycle of the asset or…