Presentation on theme: "International Workshop on Public Education & Community Outreach NSEC, Decatur, Illinois – 30 July 2014 Polly Modiko Stakeholder Engagement Lead Sharing."— Presentation transcript:
International Workshop on Public Education & Community Outreach NSEC, Decatur, Illinois – 30 July 2014 Polly Modiko Stakeholder Engagement Lead Sharing Knowledge/ Lessons Learned - Communicating CCS Effectively in SA Polly Modiko Stakeholder Engagement Lead
Core Parties Participants coal
Hosted by Overview About South Africa o Socio-Economic Challenges About SACCCS o Government Support o SA CCS Roadmap o Pilot CO₂ Storage Project o Potential Storage sites Stakeholder Engagement o Progress to date o Concerns/suggestions o Way forward
Hosted by About South Africa Diverse population Variety of cultures and belief systems Official languages: 11 Population : 52 million and 59 million in 2030 Two-tiered economy 60% urbanised
Hosted by About South Africa Coal Use Reliant on fossil fuels for its energy supply making it a significant emitter of CO₂; Fossil fuels will remain the main contributor to the country’s economy for years to come (employment, exports). 260 Mt coal produced per annum 190 Mt coal consumption per annum 70 Mt coal for export 441 Mt CO 2 emissions per annum
Hosted by About South Africa Coal Use 61% used for electricity generation 23% for Coal-to-Liquid (CTL) industries 8% for general industry 4% for metallurgical 4% is purchased by merchants and sold locally Source: techcentral.co.za
Hosted by Socio-Economic Challenges GDP per capita – USD; 26% of households have access to ICT; Huge disparity between the public schools (Model Cs and rural) 79% have no libraries; 85% have no laboratories; 77% are without computer centres; 14% have no electricity. Source :
Hosted by About SACCCS Established in 2009 as a leading authority for CCS - a division of SANEDI; Mandate CCS R&D Capacity building State of readiness for CCS Project The role CCS plays in lowering CO₂ emissions
Hosted by Government Support “Developing countries are ready to play their part in reducing global emissions, but obviously rich countries have to take the lead” “With financial and technological support from developed countries, South Africa for example will be able to reduce emissions by 34% below business as usual by 2020 and 42% by 2025” “We want a complete and legally binding agreement.” - President Jacob Zuma, Copenhagen 2008
Hosted by Government Support The DoE has committed 18m USD (R197m) to SACCCS; CCS named a near-term Flagship Programme in the National Climate Change Response White Paper; An Inter-Departmental Task Team on CCS established in Pretoria; and 4 May Cabinet endorsement of the CCS Roadmap.
Hosted by SA CCS Roadmap CCS PotentialStorage AtlasPilot Storage Demonstration Commercial x 10,000t x 100,000t x 1,000,000t DONE
Hosted by Pilot CO₂ Storage Project Objectives Demonstrate CO 2 storage in South African conditions; Gain experience and develop South African capacity in handling and storing CO 2; Provide an educational facility for public and stakeholders. Sources: Vattenfall/CO2CRC
Hosted by Potential sites – Zululand Basin
Hosted by Zululand Basin UMhlabuyalingana UMHLM is located in the north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal Population - Approximately Average 6 people per household 99% rural 60% of the municipal land falls under traditional authorities who shape the economic conditions & developmental activities; 40% of land - Commercial farms and conservation areas
Hosted by Zululand Basin - UMHLM UMHLM is in an environmentally sensitive region: Isimangaliso Wetland Park (UNESCO) Lake Sibaya Coastal Forestry Reserve The Tembe Elephant Park Sand Forest Zone Pongola River Floodplain and Transfrontier Conservation Area (SA, Mozambique & Swaziland ) Image//Source:www.africancourtesytours.co.za
Hosted by Zululand Basin - UMHLM Spoken languages – predominantly Zulu at 95% and the rest is English, IsiNdebele and Other; Unemployment, inequality and poverty remain the major economic challenges; Only 2% of the population has tertiary education; More than half of the population survive on less than 46 USD pm; 68% of the community has no access to electricity. No access to potable water (38%) and sanitation (24%) and There is a considerable need for housing;
Hosted by Potential Sites Algoa Basin
Hosted by Algoa Basin - SRVLM Located in the CACADU District, Eastern Cape Population Spoken languages – IsiXhosa,(49%),Afrikaans (45%) English (6%) Unemployment - 49% and majority is dependent on social grants/ Pensions; Employment is derived from retailers, tourism, agriculture and community services (EPWP). Eco-tourism and agriculture are two economic drivers; and 31% of the GDP comes from agriculture
Hosted by Access to potable water is a challenge; 15% has no access to Sanitation; and The community is entirely reliant on groundwater for human consumption and agricultural activity. Algoa Basin - SRVLM Images//Source: Iol.co.za
Hosted by Algoa Basin - SRVML Education School typeNumber of Schools Number of Pupils Deputy- Principals & Principals HOD Primary Secondary Source (SRVM:IDP) ~40% don’t complete primary school; and 4% complete high school. 2% have tertiary education
Hosted by Stakeholder Engagement The National and Local Stakeholder Plans (NatLoc); Development/review of Integrated Communications Action Plans (ICAPS); Provide Stakeholders with information in a transparent manner; The engagement objectives are intended to: Raise awareness of CCS as a possible mitigation measure; Outline the benefits and potential risks of the CCS technology; Build mutually beneficial relations with stakeholders; and Manage stakeholders expectations to ensure that they are factually informed.
Hosted by Progress to Date Conducted info sessions using existing government structures; Stakeholder workshops Annual and Biennial CCS Conferences Communication materials/channels (Atlas, Technical Report, Website, PPTs, Media); Concerns/ questions/issues raised addressed and registered Perceptions Survey budget approval by the BoG Pilot Schools Project o Garnered support from the GCCSI, CICCS, ISGS o Held exploratory talks with Sci-Bono and Mindset Network Peer support – CSIRO, PTRC, GCCSI
Hosted by Progress to date Consultative/iterative meetings National Government (DMR, DBE, SALGA, DWA, GCIS & DAFF); Provincial Government (DMR, RMDEC, DEDTEA, DWA & COGTA); Local Government (SALGA, SRVLM, NMBM, CDM & UMDM). Issues Logbook compiled.
Hosted by Concerns/Suggestions Land-use - How far will the CO 2 spread in the sub- surface? Consider sourcing CO 2 from the IDZ in the potential sites; Compensation of landowners in the potential sites; and Health & safety.
Hosted by Concerns/Suggestions “Illegal miners” once permitting has been granted; Avoid jargon and conduct presentations in vernacular; What is the cost associated with CO 2 storage per tonne? Raising awareness at the universities & schools; and Leaving legacy behind.
Hosted by Way forward Consult/engage with the Science Centres & Mindset Network wrt the PSP; Continuous benchmark research; Consultations/iterative meetings with the National, Provincial, Local structures and ENGOs; Proffer CCS 101 Workshops for stakeholders; and Stakeholder mapping review.
Hosted by Way forward Consultations with the traditional leaders/ local communities Consultations with the directly affected communities