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TUT and CoT partner to host Climate Change Research Conference



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It will be held between 9 and 10 March at the Tshwane House Council Chamber, Pretoria, and will be part of a two-day long Climate Change Research Conference organized by TUT and the City of Tshwane.

This event is themed Sharing knowledge for effective and collaborative climate action as part of the Tshwane Climate Action Plan.

Day 1:

9 March 2023 (08h30 to 16h00)

Day 2:

10 March 2023 (08h30 to 14h00)


Tshwane House Council Chamber 320 Madiba Street Pretoria


Ukhona Mpuntshe at [email protected] Click here to RSVP

TUT and CoT partner

In this conference, representatives of the academic and research community from both local and international institutions will present their research with resolutions that relate to mitigating and adapting to climate change in the City of Tshwane, and to stimulate new research areas for improving the implementation of the Climate Action Plan (CAP).

Both TUT and CoT are locally based institutions that are globally aware, responsive, and pragmatic. They are working together to share ideas and to debate local research and development initiatives that will result in strategies addressing climate change’s causes as well as its consequences.

This conference will cover a variety of topics, including:  TUT and CoT

  • A scenario modeling tool to support adaptation to climate change and strategic planning. 
  • The development of weather models in light of climate change for improving high-impact weather predictions.
  • The driving factors and impacts of urban heat islands in Tshwane.
  • In Southern Africa, TUT-SARAO operates a geostation monitoring network.
  • Monitoring environmental conditions in the city of Tshwane using geospatial technology.
  • Analyzing the composition of waste collected from the landfill sites of the Tshwane Municipality in South Africa.
  • In South Africa, the JETP deal is transforming the economy through the role of cities.
  • In the City of Tshwane, sustainable development goals and disaster risk reduction work together.
  • An action plan for ensuring climate resilience in the city of Tshwane by 2050.
  • Street by street, we are building resilient cities.
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  • For more information on the Tshwane University of Technology, please contact Phaphama Tshisikhawe, Corporate Affairs and Marketing.
  • Tel: +27 12 382 4711
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