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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions by Sector According to the World Resources Institute Climate Analysis Indicator Tool (WRI CAIT), South Africa’s GHG profile is dominated by emissions from the energy sector, which accounted for 84% of South Africa’s total emissions in 2012. Of this, 60% of energy emissions were due to electricity andGet price

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Department of Environmental Affairs, 2014: South Africa’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mitigation Potential Analysis, Pretoria, South Africa. The suite of reports that make up South Africa’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mitigation Potential Analysis include the following: Technical Summary. Main Report Technical Appendices: Appendix A: Approach and MethodologyGet price

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South Africa greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2006 was 480,054.73, a 3.66% decline from 2005. South Africa greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2005 was 498,312.89, a 5.42% increase from 2004. South Africa greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2004 was 472,713.79, a 3.59% increase from 2003. Download Historical Data.Get price

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Jun 19, 2014 · Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has published for public comment the National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory for South Africa, for the period 2000 to 2010. The Department of Environmental Affairs initiated a process to develop South Africa’s fourth national GHG inventory covering the period 2000 to 2010 in 2011. The objective of the work is to ensure that South Africa has an understanding of both its emissions profile and the key drivers of change in emissions.Get price

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POTENTIAL FOR REDUCING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR 4 GREEN FUND RESEARCH AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT TO ADVANCE A GREEN ECONOMY IN SOUTH A FRICA GREEN ECONOMY RESEARCH REPORTS The Government of South Africa, through the Department of Environmental Affairs, has set up the Green Fund toGet price

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Eskom and Sasol emit over half of South Africa’s greenhouse gas

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REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM ON THE CARBON

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GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY 2017 - Bidcorp Group

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