Climate aides in South Africa | Global Ideas

June 9, 2010 posted by DesignIntelligence

Climate aides in South Africa | Global Ideas

More than a million people live in Khayelitsha, a township near Cape Town in South Africa. Most live in huts made of tin and wood. Many are bitterly poor, have no access to warm water and use wood for heating. This is where the climate protection project Kuyasa was set up to train locals to become so-called Gold Standard experts. The Gold Standard, which is subject to strict regulations, is a quality benchmark for lowering carbon emissions and promoting sustainable development.

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