The contribution of local government in achieving national climate objectives –  outcomes of the SALGA-OneWorld Roundtable

8th July 2016

The roundtable considered the practicalities of local-level government, vis-à-vis provincial and national, participation in transitioning South Africa to green growth pathways, while building resilience to climate change. The primary mandate of municipalities to deliver basic services in the face of climate change threats and opportunities is the departure point in assessing how local government can meaningfully contribute to South Africa’s role in achieving global ambition.