Chairs and Fellows
Filter by Research Theme
- Any -
Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation
- Any -
Learning from single extreme events
Extreme climatic events (ECEs) have a disproportionate effect on ecosystems.
The development of a linked modelling framework for analysing the socioeconomic impacts of energy and climate policies in South Africa
This paper presents some methodological improvements made to the linked SATIM– eSAGE energy-economy-environment modelling framework for analysing energy and climate policy in South Africa.
Living with drought in South Africa: lessons learnt from the recent El Niño drought period
South Africa is prone to drought.
Climate change, sustainable water management and institutional adaptation in rural sub-Saharan Africa
Much current work on climate adaptation options vis-à-vis water management in rural sub-Saharan Africa has tended to focus more on technological and infrastructural alternatives and less on i
What role for local organisations in climate change adaptation? Insights from South Africa
With increasing funding directed towards climate change adaptation (CCA) in developing countries, there is a growing need to understand how this support is landing on the ground and impactin
Contributions of decadal climate information in agriculture and food systems in east and southern Africa
Whilst there has been much focus on the utility of climate information on the seasonal timescale and several decades into the future vis-à-vis decision-making and responses to climate and rel
Methodological and empirical considerations when assessing freshwater ecosystem service provision in a developing city context: Making the best of what we have
This study contributes to both the methodological and empirical literature by developing an integrative approach to assessing temporal and spatial change in riparian ecosystem service deliver
Potential impacts of forestation on heatwaves over West Africa in the future
Previous studies have projected future climate change impacts on heatwaves in West Africa, but without including the influence of ongoing forestation activities in the region.
Spatial variability in sustainable development trajectories in South Africa: provincial level safe and just operating spaces
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represents the first globally agreed framework to address human development and environmental stewardship in an integrated way.
Novel shapes of South–South collaboration: emerging knowledge networks on co-benefits of climate and development policies
This paper analyses knowledge networks on co-benefits of climate and development.
Energy system and economy-wide implications of a rapid transition to decarbonized energy in South Africa
Developed as well as developing countries will have to increase their ambition relative to their stated Nationally Determined Contributions to limit global temperature increases to 2°C above pre-in
Climate change and hydropower in the Southern African Power Pool and Zambezi River Basin: System-wide impacts and policy implications
This paper examines climate change impact on hydropower will affect the expansion of the regional electricity system, as well as system costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Join our Mailing List
Continuing Professional Development Programme - Life Cycle Assessment
Seminar on the OECD "Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth" Report
What's the Cost of Climate Change? Using and Improving the Social Cost of Carbon
Research Assistant Opportunity, FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, Department of Biological Sciences, UCT
ACDI Scholarship: MSc/MPhil degree specializing in Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Areas (ASSAR)
Tweets by @ACDI_UCT
Copyright © 2017 ACDI. All Rights Reserved.
Website managed by