Bridging the Policy Gap: Mapping Climate Change and Security for Impact in Africa
Author: Ashley Moran, Dominique Thuot
Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) Program
This brief assesses a range of mapping tools which allow users to view data on climate change vulnerability, conflict, and international aid interventions, with a particular focus on its potential use by policy planners and citizens in Africa.
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Fracking for Shale Gas in South Africa: Blessing or Curse
Author: Steve Hedden, Jonathan D Moyer, Jessica Rettig
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This paper discusses the implications of exploring and developing South Africa’s shale gas reserves through the use of emerging energy technologies, including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling.
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South Africa’s Green Economy Transition
Author: Martin Kaggwa, Shingirirai Savious Mutanga, Godwell Nhamo, Thokozani Simelane
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
This paper considers how South Africa's attempts to reorient its economy towards a low carbon growth model might impact both the country and the rest of the African continent.
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