Public Awareness

The purpose of this workshop is to conduct a focused consultation on public awareness aspects of the Green Paper on the National Climate Change Response.

  • Recommendations for improvements into White Paper.
  • Strategies for improving public awareness regarding climate change.
  • Strategies for participating in mitigating (reducing personal and institutional carbon footprint) and adapting to impacts (disasters, changes in climate patterns and associated changes in natural resources).
  • Presentations from Department of Environment Affairs and Human Sciences Research Council to stimulate discussions.



09h30 Registration and Refreshments 

09h45 Welcome and Introductions - Linkd

10h00 Presentation: Climate Change Awareness Communications Strategy - DEA 

10h20 Presentation: South African Attitudes to Climate Change - HSRC

10h45 Tea

11h00 Small group discussions 

12h00 Plenary discussions

12h30 Closure


File: Record of Proceedings