carbon emissions

 
Scandal drives Volkswagen to a 25% US sales drop
Scandal drives Volkswagen to a 25% US sales drop
Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has devastated US sales. On Tuesday, the company announced a 25% drop in November compared with last year. The...
VW admits 11mn cars have pollution cheating device
VW admits 11mn cars have pollution cheating device
The reveleation has caused a dramatic escalation of the scandal that wiped a third off the Volkswagen's market value and now threatens to topple...
Large emitters ask for carbon trading scheme
Large emitters ask for carbon trading scheme
Six of the world's largest energy companies have written a letter to Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework...
Government urged to dump carbon tax in SA
Government urged to dump carbon tax in SA
Business and labour have urged government to follow Australia’s example and abandon carbon taxes which, they claim, would harm the economy and...
Nations at odds over sharing burden of world emissions
Nations at odds over sharing burden of world emissions
United Nations climate talks, which ran on into a an extra day on Saturday, are heading for a watered-down deal on limiting global warming, leaving...
US, China carbon deal brings hope for climate change policy
US, China carbon deal brings hope for climate change policy
The world’s two largest carbon emitters have signed a deal to lower their carbon emissions. In doing so, the United States and China revealed that...
Global warming study raises the steaks
Global warming study raises the steaks
Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat, including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less...
Data centres main culprit in IT carbon pollution
Data centres main culprit in IT carbon pollution
It's estimated that 2% of all electricity production globally is now consumed by information technology (IT) with the United States sitting at...
Carbon report puts SA in the hot seat
Carbon report puts SA in the hot seat
A new report on carbon emissions shows that only 90 international entities are responsible for two-thirds of all the greenhouse gas emissions in...
Carbon tax works if it is drafted well
Carbon tax works if it is drafted well
In his article “Carbon tax shoots itself in the foot” (Business, September 13 to 20), Professor Philip Lloyd asserts that a carbon tax...
How food waste eats away at natural resources
How food waste eats away at natural resources
Each night nearly 900-million people go to bed hungry, while a third of all the food that is produced gets thrown away. 

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