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SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Our cities, designed for one set of climatic ranges, are increasingly "out of place" as average temperatures rise. The days above 40°C and nights above 30°C are...

By Cameron Tonkinwise and Abby Mellick Lopes 24 Feb 2021

How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planet

Around the globe, concern is mounting about the unfolding climate and ecological catastrophe...

By Judith Verweijen & Alexander Dunlap 23 Feb 2021

It's official, the US is back in the Paris climate club

The United States officially rejoined the Paris climate agreement on Friday, 19 February, reinvigorating the global fight against climate change...

By Valerie Volcovici 19 Feb 2021

Promise of the Year of the Ox

We have ushered in the Year of the Ox and have said goodbye to the Year of the Rat (masked). But, as challenging as last year was, the end of the King Rat's...

By Dhesigen Naidoo 19 Feb 2021

Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues commitment to climate friendly operations

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1,100 households a year from solar energy, following the installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels at 19 sites...

18 Feb 2021

Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens April

Founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has launched the XPrize Carbon Removal competition which aims to create...

17 Feb 2021

Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy but damage the global climate - here's why

In a bid to ditch fossil fuels, some countries are considering carpeting deserts with solar panels...

By Zhengyao Lu and Benjamin Smith 12 Feb 2021

Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19

Sustainable business travel programmes are set to boom post-Covid-19 as travel managers rally behind new opportunities to fast-track their climate compliance...

12 Feb 2021

SA needs to cut emissions by 60-75% by 2050 - PwC Net Zero Economy Index

According to the latest PwC Net Zero Economy Index, a decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per annum is now required to keep...

10 Feb 2021

5 climate trends for 2021

Ambitious action from all parts of society needs to be taken in the here and now on climate change...

By Daniel Klier 9 Feb 2021

Climate change needs to be treated like the Covid-19 crisis

2019 was the hottest year on record, not only in South Africa, but across the globe. Impacts of this are severe...

By Liteboho Makhele 5 Feb 2021

What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

By Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

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