Climate change and South Africa

This page has yet to be properly developed, but will carry the best resources we know of for understanding the current and likely future impacts of climate change on South Africa. Please do make suggestions.

Overview

South Africa’s average annual temperatures have increased by at least 1.5 times more than the observed global average (0.65°C) over the past 50 years.

Summary from the UCT Climate Systems Analysis Group (undated, but looks old)

Water

Fire

To be added.

Natural disasters

To be added.

Drought

To be added.

Sea level rise

To be added.

Biodiversity loss

To be added.