climate change

 
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
New research suggest that the world has less time to meet its global warming targets than originally believed and that “emissions targets may need...
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Finding out what killed off the dinosaurs has been one of science’s greatest quests. In a geological blink of an eye, a species which had dominated...
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
There’s a race happening that affects all of us. It involves planes spraying chemicals across the sky and robots tinkering with oceans’...
Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
In the coming week, New York is bracing for snow and temperatures of -9°C.
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
It’s 42°C in Skukuza, the main administrative camp at Kruger National Park. The jewel, and cash cow, of South Africa’s public conservation...
Polar ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
Polar ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising...
Warming soil will release billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide
Warming soil will release billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide
The headline on this story was going to be “The soil is going to kill us”. Sans exclamation mark. But that would be irresponsible reporting,...
​SA lags behind as countries put forward their climate change plans
​SA lags behind as countries put forward their climate change plans
NEWS ANALYSISThere won’t be a COP meeting next year. After two decades of negotiations, the world got its climate agreement at COP21 in...
​Paris Agreement enables countries to develop local plans for fighting climate change
​Paris Agreement enables countries to develop local plans for fighting climate change
COMMENTThe 2016 United Nations climate conference ended on Friday with reaffirmation by nearly 200 countries of their “highest political...
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
Six people died in Gauteng last week as a result of the province’s flash floods. Some were trapped in cars; others were caught in rivers that had...
​COP22 raises the question how SA will achieve its goals
​COP22 raises the question how SA will achieve its goals
COMMENTNearly 200 countries will convene in Marrakech, Morocco, on Monday to advance progress made on the Paris Agreement on climate...

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