Bicycle CPT - a WDC 2014 Recognised Project

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Bicycle CPT – a WDC 2014 Recognised Project

We are thrilled to announce that our campaign Bicycle Cape Town has been selected as a World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 Project!

Created in 2012 Bicycle CPT is a community platform for Cape Town’s emerging urban bicycle culture. The campaign aims to inspire more people to ride bicycles, facilitating a shift from car-dominated to carbon free mobility and the creation of a more livable city.

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An Orphanage for Love and Care

We are really excitied to announce that the construction of the Love & Care Orphanage, in Masiphumelele township, Cape Town, is well underway thanx to the funding of the Paul Mervis Education Trust. Read on to find out more about the Love and Care campaign and to watch the documentary about  Aurelia Kaitesi and her mission to bring love, care and education to the children of Masi.

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Water Wars

The year is 2030, and the effects of climate change are felt across the world. 47 per cent of the world’s population live in areas of high water stress.

In South Africa, a few remaining farmers fight to defend the last reservoirs of this scarce resource and protect our future…

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Wild Idea #1- Bicycle powered office

Everything you can imagine is real. ~Pablo Picasso

While digging through old footage, I came across this video clip (shot 2 yrs ago on an old DV cam) and thought it would be quite fun to give you a glimpse behind the scenes at Wildfire…

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Transition SA Series Preview

We are excited to announce that Cape Town TV is now broadcasting Transition SA. This 6-part documentary series explores Project 90 x 2030 ground breaking initiative to establish renewable energy demonstration sites throughout South Africa.

Explore the series Find us on CTV
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Behind the Scenes at The Green Expo

Wow, this past weekend was so much fun. We arrived at the Expo on Friday and spent most of the day buzzing around the different exhibits. There was so much to see from eco activisim (Koeberg Alert Alliance, Treasure the Karoo and Greenpop) to very cool green tech (Elabel’s smart phone App) that we began to wonder how we would fit it all into one episode.

Then I had this crazy idea to film the expo from an electric scooter! Andy Le May of Icologie kindly agreed to drive us round and host the show!  All I can say is that something really exciting was born… (stay tuned for the big reveal in 2012).

Here are some pics to whet your appetite.

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Hout Bay Green Faire

Awesome Saturday filming at the Hout Bay Green Faire, here is a little peak of the days events, from bands to wind turbines and sustainability talks.

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Moving Planet Cape Town, Teaser

On the 24th of September hundreds of citizens and green leaders came together to create a massive, jamming Low Carbon parade through the streets of Cape Town – celebrating environmental successes and calling on South Africans to move beyond fossil fuels towards a low carbon future.

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UCT Green Week Enviro Film Fest. 3 – 6 OCT.

As part of the annual Green Week celebrations, UCT’s Green Campus Initiative, in conjunction with While You Were Sleeping, will be hosting an environmental film festival running from the 3rd to the 6th of October at the Labia Theatre on Orange. All UCT/ non-UCT students and members of the public are welcome to attend. We will be screening a few of our environmental shorts before the main features. Read on for the programme.

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Eco Kids Film Festival – 3-7 October

Next week 3-7 October sees the first EKFI Environmental Film Festival in Cape Town! There is a really exciting line up and all the films are designed for kids (and adults alike). So head over to the Labia on Orange Street. We will be screening some of our latest eco series. Read on for the program

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