The impact of climate change and changing weather patterns: 10 May

6 May 2022

The Government Communication and Information System in partnership with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment as well as South African Local Government Association will host a webinar to look at the impact of climate change and changing weather patterns in society.

Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual webinar.

Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Time: 10h00 – 11h30
Platform: Zoom (Webinar ID 946 3605 4106; Passcode: 864241)

https://gcis.zoom.us/j/94636054106?pwd=U1dBVG14aXpBNmJhME9KUHhsNnRoZz09 

Panelists:

  • Puseletso Mofokeng, Disaster Risk Management - SA Weather Service
  • Dorah Marema, Portfolio Head – Municipal Sustainability Infrastructure Delivery, Spatial Transformation Services, and Inclusive Communities – SALGA

Facilitator: Mr Albi Modise – Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Topics to be discussed are as follows:

  • Severe weather patterns for South Africa
  • Overall impact of climate change on society
  • Reflect on the state of municipalities’ infrastructure to mitigate the impact of climate change and vulnerabilities in human settlements.

Media Participation: Journalists may view the webinar via live streaming on the following social media link below:

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/GCISMedia

Enquiries:
Tshegofatso Modubu
Cell: 083 276 0786

Year: 
2022
Media Statement date: 
Monday, May 9, 2022