It's still possible to stop global temperatures rising above the critical 2°C mark, but only if people are scared enough to force governments to act.
The world's wildlife population has decreased by 52% in the 43 years since 1971 because of human industry, according to the Living Planet Index.
There will still be processes to follow in the bilateral agreement between South Africa and Russia over the procurement of nuclear reactors.
The UN summit today is the last chance leaders have to commit to tackling the biggest issue of our century, writes Sipho Kings.
A ministry is caring for Swazi Aids orphans in the abandoned mining town of Bulembu in northern Swaziland, despite health warnings.
South Africa's unwillingness to move from nuclear and coal power will lead to catastrophic climate change for the profit of a few, writes Sipho Kings.
The troubled mine has closed, leaving behind a toxic legacy that nobody is prepared to deal with as liquidators try to cover debts before restitution.
The department of environmental affairs has announced plans to relocate 'up to 500' rhino from the Kruger Park in a bid to thwart escalating poaching.
Latest research shows that eating less red meat would have a greater impact in cutting carbon emissions than giving up cars.
Over R600-billion is needed over the next decade to fix poor infrastructure and extend coverage – but less than half of this is available.
The city's landmark Top Star Drive-in site is a shadow of its former self, after the mine dump it perched atop was levelled and re-mined for gold.
As May and June were globally the hottest in recorded history, the UN's climate change body latest report says humans are driving global warming.
A new meta-study has found that the life-time greenhouse gas emissions of shale gas, extracted through fracking, are half that of coal.
With nowhere else to live, many seek refuge in the radiation wastelands in Gauteng, unaware of the deadly dangers the abandoned mining areas present.
New research shows emissions from Eskom's coal-fired power stations are responsible for half the deaths related to air pollution in the province.
Domestic fires are the worst culprits when it comes to air pollution and dirty electricity is being touted as the answer.
Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.
A mining firm will have to convince locals that it won’t damage the biodiversity of the renowned tourist site
The department of environmental affairs has said all NGO and NPO anti-poaching initiatives must register to ensure funds are being used properly.