Hon House Chairperson, I move without notice:
That the House-
1) notes with great concern that the Antarctic has experienced a temperature spike as part of a warming climate trend that could impact on South African weather;
2) acknowledges that scientific findings have shown that higher temperatures over Antarctica may lead to massive melting of glaciers, contributing to a rise in the heights of sea levels with negative consequences for coastal areas, especially in South Africa;
3) further acknowledges that steps in finalising the Climate Change Bill which provides a regulatory framework for the effective management of inevitable climate change by enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing South Africa's vulnerability to climate change is at an advance stage; and
4) welcomes the fact that governments must continue to help people to alleviate the effects of climate change, and most importantly, that our people must be ready to embrace adaptation strategies.
Ms T L MARAWU / EKS/ 26/02/2020@13:44 / TAKE ENDS AT 16:29