Thursday, March 3, 2011

Water not energy constraining growth in South Africa

South Africa's climate change debate has, so far, largely focused on the country's overdependence on coal-fired energy and how it makes the country one of the world's highest per capita polluters.

A failure to factor in the cost of water in producing electricity is starting to have negative consequences. Little consideration has been given to the link between water, energy and climate change and indeed how dependent energy production is on water...Read more