Limpopo Provincial climate change response strategy 2016-2020 "sets out Limpopo's ambitions to embrace the challenges that climate change will bring in a positive and proactive way. It acknowledges the magnitude of this issue on the planet and the impacts this will have across the world. However, the main aim of this strategy is to address this global issue at a local level in a way which will benefit people, the economy and environment locally."
The Department of Environmental Affairs has published the draft Second Biennial Update Report (BUR-2) and the draft 5th Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for public comments. "The Department of Environmental Affairs worked with several stakeholders in compiling South Africa’s 2nd Biennial Update Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The BUR-2 is considered to be report of the Government of South Africa as it captures South Africa’s response to climate change with emphasis on climate change mitigation.The GHG National Inventory Report South Africa 2000 – 2012 "documents South Africa’s submission of its national greenhouse gas inventory for the year 2012. It also reports on the GHG trends for the period 2000 to 2012."
The department of Trade and Industry has published the Intellectual Property Consultative Framework for public comment. "The purpose of this document is not to prescribe South Africa's IP policy position, but to put forward the perspective of the dti in a consultative instrument to facilitate what will be continuous engagement with governmental partners and society at large. This in our view is the best way to render the formulation of South Africa's IP policy a joint project that adopts a coordinated approach."
"South African National Parks (SANParks) will be opening its 11th annual SA National Parks Week at Addo Elephant National Park from 12 to 16 September 2016. This initiative in partnership with Total SA and FNB is in line with SANParks vision statement of ‘A sustainable National Park System Connecting Society'."