The critical climate conference kicks off with world leaders calling for an ambitious – but fair – agreement to lower carbon emissions.
Ten percent of municipalities' water – half a billion cubic metres totalling R3-billion – is stolen.
South Africa's heatwave will continue until next year and water restrictions will only get more severe. Here are seven tips to help save water.
Government has failed South Africa as political meddling, too little planning and a loss of skills leave the country beyond drought repair.
While air quality is improving, the big strides to reduce pollution are being hampered because Eskom can act with impunity, writes Sipho Kings
Rand Water, South Africa's biggest water utility, has implemented water restrictions as the country's drought continues to intensify.
Average temperature and humidity rises in the Gulf will be too extreme for humans to continue living in the area by 2070, according to researchers.
Declining numbers mean the continent's top predator isn't fulfilling its ecological role.
Data from NASA shows that last month was the second-hottest September ever recorded, with the last 12 months being the hottest on record.
A hundred thousand marine mammals and a million seabirds have died as a result of marine waste, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency.
South Africa's plans to lower carbon emissions will still see these increase by 80% over 1990 levels, according to research by Climate Action Tracker.
South Africa could create a million jobs and cut emissions, but the government is ignoring a societal proposal that tells them how to do so.
South Africa's most important climate research centre has warned that current temperature projections underestimate the scale of warming this century.
Conservationists claim the combination of GPS tracker, heartbeat monitor and spy camera will be a game changer.
The UN's top climate official has said pledges by countries to lower carbon emissions will not be enough to keep temperature increases below 2°C.
Research into some of the JSE's biggest companies finds them in regular breach of environmental legislation and failing to disclose this to investors.
A due diligence report for their own company reveals illegal activity as recently as last year.
Renewable energy is gaining fast in South Africa and may still be the most financially viable way to avoid load-shedding and blackouts.
There are no environmental checks on Gauteng's emergency response to the mine drainage crisis, as polluted water seeps into rivers and land.