Staff Profiles

Mr. Keabile Tlhalerwa

Certificate in Environmental Education (WESSA, Howick Falls, KZN, RSA), Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science, UB), Master of Science (Climatology, Wits University)

On graduating from UB in 1993, immediately joined the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Maun) as Game Warden (Conservation Education)

Attended a Certificate Course on Environmental Education organized by the Wildlife and Environment Sociery of Southern Africa (WESSA)  at Howick Falls in KZN (RSA)

Transferred to  Francistown in 1996 as Assistant Wildlife Officer (Conservation Education Unit) in 1996

Joined University of Botswana in 1998 as Staff Development Fellow (Climatology)

Studied for Msc (Climatology) at University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (RSA) from January 2000 to December 2001

Rejoined the Department of Environmental Science as Lecturer from January 2002

Attended several short courses on Climate Change Modelling, Adaptation and Mitigation in the Southern African region and East Africa

Attended several conferences/workshops/seminars locally, regionally and globally

Secretary of the Botswana Global Change Committee (BGCC)

Club Advisor to the University of Botswana Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Society (UB-WECS)

Pnysical Geography

Air Pollution Meteorology

Fundamentals of Climatology

Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology

Physical Climatology

Applied Climatology

Advanced Climatology

Climate Science

Climate Change and Dynamics

Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Renewable Energy

Climate Change Assessments

Climate Impact Assessment

Climate Modelling

Climate  Policy Analysis

Climate Data Analysis

Renewable Energy Assessment

Climate Change Impacts

Climate Change Assessments

Renewable Energy Assessment

Climate Change for Sustainable Development

Climate Change Vulnerability and Resilience

Climate Change Adpatation and Mitigation

  1. Tlhalerwa, K. and Mulalu, M. 2019: Assessment of the concentrated solar power potential in Botswana, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 109(2019), 294-306
  2. Tlhalerwa, K., 2019: Projected present and future climate for Botswana: Implications for urban environments in Botswana, 3rd International Research Conference on Climate Change and the Built Environment Book of Abstracts, 3-4th October 2019, Ba Isago Convention Centre, Gaborone, Botswana.
  3. Tlhalerwa, K., 2011: Climate change mitigation in Botswana: Prospects and Challenges, A paper presented at the South-South Cooperation on Science and Technology to Address Climate Change, Xiyuan Hotel, Beijing, China, 20th October 2011, Available at
  4. Tlhalerwa, K., Freiman, M.T. and Piketh, S.J. 2005: Aerosol deposition off the southern African west coast by Berg Winds, South African Geographical Journal, 87 (2), 152-161.

In pursuit of academic excellence