Parliament, Thursday, 2 February 2023 – The Portfolio Committee on Forestry, Fisheries and Environment will from tomorrow visit Mpumalanga Province to conduct public hearings on the Climate Change Bill.

The objective of the bill is to enable the development of an effective climate change response and a long-term, just transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy and society for South Africa in the context of sustainable development.

The committee invites all interested citizens and organisations to attend the public hearings and comment on the Climate Change Bill.

Details of the public hearings are as follows:

Date: 3 February (Friday)

Time: 10H00

Venue: Sasol Community Recreational Centre – Secunda (Gert Sibande District Municipality)

Date: 04 February (Saturday)

Time: 10H00

Venue: Sydney Choma Banquet Hall – Middleburg (Nkangala District Municipality)

Date: 05 February (Sunday)

Time: 10H00

Venue: Mbombela Civic Hall (Ehlanzeni District Municipality)

For media enquiries or interviews with the committee Chairperson, please contact:

Name: Sakhile Mokoena

Parliamentary Communication Services

Cell: 081 705 2130