Einführung/Introduction South Africa

Die Republik Südafrika erstreckt sich vom Limpopo-Fluss im Norden bis ans Kap der guten Hoffnung im Südwesten. Die Fläche des Staates umfasst 1.219.090 km². Innerhalb der Staatsgrenzen liegt das Königreich Lesotho, ein kleiner Binnenstaat in den Drakensbergen, und an der Grenze zu Mosambik das Königreich Swaziland. Neben Hochgebirge und Halbwüsten sind große Landesteile Hochplateaus. Die Niederschlagsverteilung im Land hängt von der Jahreszeit und Höhenlage ab. Südafrikas Küsten erstrecken sich über 2.968 Kilometer entlang des Atlantik und des Indischen Ozeans.

Thematische Einführung: Südafrika, der Klimawandel und die Rolle Deutschlands

The Republic of South Africa occupies the southernmost part of the African continent stretching from the Limpopo River in the north to Cape Agulhas in the south. Covering an area of 1,219,090 km², the country shares borders with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe in the north, and with Swaziland and Mozambique in the north east. It also entirely surrounds the Kingdom of Lesotho. To the west, south and east, South Africa borders the Atlantic and southern Indian oceans. The country’s coastline covers some 2,968 km. Lying 1,920 km south east of Cape Town in the Atlantic Ocean are the isolated Prince Edward and Marion islands.

Source: http://www.sadc.int/member-states/south-africa/ 

Governmental Policies / Klimapolitik der Regierung

UNFCCC: South Africa's Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC)

UNFCCC: South Africa: Second communication to the UNFCCC

Columbia Law School, Sabin Centre: Climate Change Laws of South Africa

South Africa: National Climate Change Response Policy

National Climate Change Response White Paper

South Africa: Climate Change Awareness Campaign

CDKN: South Africa, Country Report

Dep. of Env. Affairs: South African Weather Service

Dep. of Env. Affairs: Participation in international climate change talks, Morocco

Climate Observer South Africa

COP 22: GOV - Minister Edna Molewa leads South African delegation to international climate talks

COP 21 agreement in Paris - Implications for South Africa

COP 21 South African attendees report back

Minister targets climate change adaptation plan

South Africa - Legislation and Policy- Environment - Climate Change

Western Cape - Department Agriculture GreenAgri Climate Change

Drought Disaster Fund South Africa

Adaptation Fund - Building resiliance in the Greater uMngeni Catchment, KwaZulu-Natal

Adaptation Fund - Taking adaptation to the ground - small grants - Limpopo - Northern Cape

South African Weather Service

Risk and Vulnerability Science Centre, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape

Oldenburg: Oldenburger Energiekompetenz in Südafrika gefragt

Climate and Development: South African water governance

Ecology and Society: Water governance reforms

NGOs / NROs on Climate Change

Earthlife South Africa

Heinrich Böll Foundation South Africa

Environmental Monitoring Group

Ground Work

Indigo Development and Change

Indigo - Livestock Farming under Climate Change Conditions

Indigo - Participartory Adapation Handbook

Indigo - Experimental learning for adaptation

Indigo - Adaptation with a human face

Indigo - Adaptation and beyond

Climate and Energy Justice Campaign

Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute

AIDC – Alternative Information and Development Centre

One Million Climate Jobs

Climate Action Partnership (CAP) - Alliance of South African environmental NGO’s

NGO Plus on climate change

Climate Action Partnership

Adaptation Network

Adaptation Network - Development

Adaptation Network - Research

Climate Action Network

Groundwork: Climate Change

Climate change and global sustainabilty resources

Climate scientists battle South African industry

Climate Change in South Africa and Southern Africa

ERAEnvironment: Paris agreement, commitments too late and too weak

COP 21 and South Africa's impending coal cliff

Africa Check Drought - South Africa

RULiv East London - Eastern Cape: Gemeinebasierter Tourismus

Aachen Cape Town climate ticket

Climate Talk

Climate Change Handbook South Africa

SAIIA: Youth Voices from COP 22

SAIIA - Youth Voices at COP 21

SAIIA: Climate change and the environment

SAIIA: Climate change, adaptation, drought, agriculture Western Cape

SAIIA: Climate change, drought, water

SANBI - Climate change and agricultureELDIS: South Africa - climate change

AGREKON: Vulnerability to climate change, smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape