kimgreenaudits-co-za

Home/Kim

About Kim

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Kim has created 114 blog entries.

Energy Efficiency & ecosystem care is focus of Energy PowerPoint

By |2021-06-27T11:18:23+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Energy Efficiency & Tariffs|Tags: , , |

This PowerPoint presentation, link below, focusses on understanding the need for energy efficiency and ecosystem boundaries when choosing alternative energy sources. It was part of a training webinar for the Southern African Faith Leaders Environmental Institute.  However, the message is relevant to all who realize that society is in an necessary energy transition from non-renewable and [...]

What are your Green New Deals in 2021?

By |2021-02-01T20:56:11+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

It is the 21st year of the 21st Century and time to wonder if humanity is finally ready to grow -up and own a different destiny. What kind of Green New Deals do you want?  Those that acknowledge our role as co-creators in an evolving natural world – or a continuation of creative destruction?  For years [...]

Rewilding the Silvermine Wetlands – Locals drive Conservation.

By |2020-09-26T14:48:53+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability|Tags: , , , , |

This is the story of how the lower Silvermine Wetlands came to be. Like most stories with a positive ending, many people and a good number of years were involved. And still are!  Some of the key initiating conservationists have subsequently died. Their legacy lives on for the rest of us to enjoy. Lest their names [...]

Earth Day during Covid 19 – from pandemic to paradigm shift!

By |2020-04-28T10:17:48+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability, Earth Cool Consumer|Tags: , , |

Like a tsunami that recontours natural and man-made landscapes, the Covid 19 pandemic is awakening us from the distraction of our hamster wheel consumer economy to our forgotten awareness of what is really important, and what is terribly wrong. Once the waters have receded will we rebuild as before?  On Earth Day 2020 can we use [...]

Is Climate Change a vehicle to transform to a better society?

By |2020-02-19T10:59:28+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability|Tags: , , , , |

Climate Activists and Extinction Rebellion are refusing to be part of a system that is anti-life.  In the words of Charles Eisenstein:  “The climate emergency (Climate Change) gives form to an intuitive, inarticulate alienation from the project of civilization.  It offers a focal point to identify the source of wrongness. It channels onto one thing the [...]

WESSA Environmental Award 2019

By |2019-11-23T19:47:09+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Earth Cool Consumer|Tags: , |

Thank -you to WESSA (Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa) Western Cape for awarding me the Environmental Award for Individuals for 2019.   The environmental challenges we all face are huge.  In the face of growing awareness of species extinction, habitat destruction and Climate Change, it is not possible to measure our individual endeavours to [...]

Cape Wild Fires. Is your home at risk?

By |2019-10-29T06:34:40+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The Western Cape has experienced a number of devastating and traumatizing wild fires in recent years.  Is your home at Risk?  How to assess and reduce the risk of loss of property and life by wild fires was the focus of an informative discussion hosted by Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden on 17 October 2019. Key Points: What [...]

Trees to Humans – Grow up & out of Pioneer Phase

By |2020-04-30T10:09:07+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

Since the dawn of human consciousness we have identified with charismatic life forms.  Landmark trees are appreciated for the special spaces they create. But also for being a personal bridge between historical and human times scales. Ancient human communities adopted animal totems to encourage, in themselves, the values they  A secretary bird & king protea [...]

Climate Strike – Youth Pushing for System Change

By |2019-10-02T07:30:46+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

“You will die of old age! We will Die of Climate Change!  Screamed a banner at the Climate Strike march in Cape Town on 20 September.  For young people, especially in parts of the `developing’ world, weather disasters are already claiming their lives or their future.  Their aggressively worded posters at the Climate Strike sent an [...]

Cape Town Drought has lessons for Climate Change

By |2019-10-02T08:04:00+00:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Celebrating Sustainability, Water Wise|Tags: , , , |

There are clear parallels between Cape Town’s Drought crisis and the Climate Change crisis. YES! We can is the biggest positive message from the drought for Climate Action. But we need to act now!!  Calls for behavioural, regulatory and technology changes to reduce GHG emissions are ramping up as we experience the highest global temperatures and [...]