Mayoral committee member for energy, environmental and spatial planning Johan van der Merwe told Weekend Argus this week that the
Expo Milano 2015 is described as a proces of active participation among a large number of players around the theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. It is open from May 1 to October 31, 2015.
Almost 8 years after the last loadshedding in South Africa, the Eskom debacle has once again dominated the national agenda and media. With the eye of the word on South Africa, how can cities start to lead and invest in new ideas, innovations and ways to power their long term future.
Mounting evidence shows that high density development in inner areas performs very poorly in terms of resource consumption and greenhouse emissions. The idea that outer suburbs are inherently less sustainable than inner ones doesn’t bear scrutiny. The key question is not where we accommodate growth; it’s our slavish pursuit of growth itself.
Key takeaways from a recent presentation from Dr. Maphai and Dr. Akinyemi’s at Accelerate Cape Town on job creation, development, and innovation in Cape Town.
by Richard Palmer The start of 2012 in Cape Town has seen a huge focus on urban and design issues;