If you are experienced in quantitative modelling and a critical thinker this opening at The Green House presents a great opportunity to apply your mind to interesting and important problems! Further details are provided in the job advertisement which can be downloaded by clicking here. Applications close on 30 November 2015.
Two TGH papers, “Developing an understanding of the energy implications of wasted food and waste disposal” and “Energy as an input in the food value chain” have been released. The papers are available from the WWF, for whom these studies were conducted: http://www.wwf.org.za/what_we_do/food_water_energy_nexus/ On the website you will also find the final Food Energy Water Nexus… Read more »
The Green House is working with the University of Cape Town on the development of a minerals beneficiation strategy for KZN province. An opportunity exists for a student seeking funding for a Masters degree to work on this project. Please click here for further details.
The Green House is seeking to appoint a new Business Development Consultant and Carbon Footprint Assessor to launch an overseas product into the local carbon market. Further details are provided in the job advertisement which can be downloaded by clicking here. Applications close on 30 September 2013.
The South African Coal Roadmap which was authored by The Green House was released on 6 August 2013. The reports can be downloaded from the Fossil Fuel Foundation website. The Roadmap has been cited in a number of news articles including on Engineering News and Business Report.
We are happy to hear that we have helped to put two bicycle mechanics in business in disadvantaged communities. Last year The Green House sponsored James Eesterhuizen and Trevor Henry to receive basic bike repair and business skills training from the Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN), which put them on track to manage bicycle trading and… Read more »
The Green House’s life cycle assessment (LCA) study of South African milk production has been featured in the latest issue of the SA Association for Food Science and Technology’s quarterly magazine, FST. This study, undertaken for the WWF Sustainable Business programme, assessed the life cycle environmental implications of milk production in the Western Cape, including… Read more »
The Green House is proud to be participating in WWF’s graduate placement programme in 2013. We will be hosting one graduate, working on various projects including the Low Carbon Frameworks transport project The Green House is conducting with WWF. Details of the programme can be found by clicking here to download the document. Please direct… Read more »
The August 2012 Journal of Energy in South Africa includes an article co-authored by Brett Cohen of The Green House, which compares various options for improving energy efficiency in supermarkets. The article provides an extensive list of technologies available to this sector of the economy, and compares technology characteristics and performance, costs, financial benefit (measured… Read more »
The Green House is expanding, and is proud to welcome three new members: Dr Lauren Basson holds a PhD from the University of Sydney and a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. After completing her PhD Lauren joined the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey in… Read more »
The final report on a study conducted by The Green House for the National Planning Commission (NPC) has been released. The study sought to explore projections of greenhouse gas emissions from a selection of commodities in the mining and minerals sector under a number of different scenarios . The scenarios differ according to projections of… Read more »
The Green House is proud to have been awarded the tender to develop the South African Coal Road Map. Click here to read more in Mining Weekly.