[justify]The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), a Schedule 3A entity under the South African Department of Energy conducted a successful two -day Educators’ Workshop focusing on Climate Change as well as Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) on 22 and 23 March 2017, respectively. The workshops were held in the UMkhanyakude District Municipality (North of KwaZulu-Natal Province), one of the potential sites for the Pilot CO[sub]2 [/sub]Storage Project (PCSP). Mr Kevin Nassiep, the CEO of SANEDI handed-over sixteen Educational Science tool kits to seven primary schools, one combined school and seven secondary schools under the UMkhanyakude Education District. These tool kits were presented as a grand finale to the schools on the second day of the CCS educational workshop.
The purpose of the workshop was to raise awareness on Climate Change (focusing on the effects, causes, solutions) and CCS as well as to train Educators and Subject Advisors/Specialists who will in turn educate the learners and the school communities about CCS as one of the Climate Change mitigation measures. [Read More…]