SABC radio reports on developments, issues and headline news surrounding COP17.

Leading climate scientists have warned that governments must implement policies to deal with the effects of more dangerous and unpredictable weather. The Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change says global warming means heat waves, floods and droughts are likely to become more frequent and intense with developing countries bearing the brunt. It says man-made green house gases are the likely cause of recent global warming but natural variability is said to play a bigger role.

Keeping you in touch and in tune…

November 22, 2011The acting head of Strategic Projects Unit for eThekwini municipality, Sue Bannister, talks anot exciting events and activities planned for Durban over COP17.

November 18, 2011The Department on Health hopes to eradicate malaria by 2018 before climate change causes the disease to spread. Department of Health Deputy Director General, Yogan Pillay, says the aim of the new Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control at the University of Pretoria is to find sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions to the malaria problem.

November 18, 2011Special groups devoted to unpacking the complexities of climate changeare making the subject easier for everyone to understand.

November 17, 2011SAfm talks about the UN framework on Climate Change.

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