Workshops

Emissions Offsets in South Africa – Lessons Learnt and Future Possibilities

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TUESDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2020

Workshop: Day 1 of 2
Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Workable solutions to air quality problems in South Africa and the role of emissions offsets in South Africa

Speakers

  • Prof Stuart Piketh, North-West University, Workshop Chairperson
  • Prof Roelof Burger, North-West University, Innovative Air quality solutions, Finding innovative air quality solutions through evidence based decision making.
  • Mr Mandlenkosi Mahlalela, Mpumalanga Provincial Government, Emissions offsets as a tool for improving air quality in Mpumalanga
  • Dr Kristy Langerman, University of Johannesburg, The household as the focus of air quality offsets

Panelists: Comments and thoughts

  • Dr Patience Gwaze, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Ms Deidre Herbst, Eskom
  • Dr Christiaan Pauw, NOVA Institute
  • Dr Rebecca Garland, CSIR

Discussion and closing 

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THURSDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2020

Workshop: Day 2 of 2
Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Implementation of offsets in South Africa

Speakers

  • Prof Harold Annegarn, North-West University, Workshop Chairperson
  • Mr Motshewa Matimolane, Eskom, Eskom’s offset projects on the South African Highveld.
  • Mr Hannes Buys, Sasol
    Mr Phillip Kganyago
    , Sasol
    Mr Avishkar Ramandh
    , Sasol
    Lessons learnt from the implementation of Air Quality Offset Projects for the Sasolburg and Secunda airsheds.
  • Dr Christiaan Pauw, NOVA Institute, Why we need an air quality offset standard and what it should contain.

Panelists: Comments and thoughts

  • Dr Vincent Gololo, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Mr Bryan McCourt, Eskom
  • Mr Patrick Cebekhulu, Sasol
  • Mr Tshediso Pudomo, NOVA Institute

Discussion and closing 

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