BYLINE: Tasneem Essop
On THE first anniversary of the Review of the Economics of Climate Change released by Sir Nicholas Stern, it is incumbent on us to take stock of the actions that we have undertaken in response to the Review's key imperative.
To my mind, the key imperative of the Review is the conclusion that it is more economically prudent for governments to commence climate change adaptation and mitigation sooner rather than later.
The longer we delay our climate change response, the greater the socio-economic cost to achieve the same level of adaptation and mitigation.
The government of the United Kingdom and the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning have recently signed a two-and-a-half- …