Readers write in about climate change, capital export and Marikana.
A Dutch court has ruled in favour of citizen's demands that the country be more ambitious in lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
The Pope has called for a transformation of how the world is run in order to confront climate change and environmental degradation.
Without hops, there can be no beer - and South Africa's hops farms are in serious trouble because of climate change.
The G7 countries have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels this century, in a significant step towards a global agreement in Paris in November.
The failure to curb carbon emissions could see a catastrophic 6°C rise in temperature by the end of the century.
A study estimates about 5 500 of these ice sheets could vanish by 2100, affecting millions of people.
Surviving climate change and its effects on small-scale and self-sufficient farmers depends on political will at national and international levels.
A meaningful agreement at this year's UN climate talks in Paris is unlikely, despite evidence of climate change and the fact that there is no plan B.
Scientists warned on Earth Day that we need to leave most of our remaining fossil fuel reserves in the ground to prevent climate change disaster.
Rajendra Pachauri has denied any wrongdoing, and claims that his email account and cellphone were hacked.
Many environmentalists criticise geoengineering for suggesting a simple techno-fix for global warming. But it may have a more sinister side.
Some climate change deniers in the United States Senate have realised they are increasingly out of step with the public.
A recent report painted a worst-case scenario of a rise of up to 5.1°C by 2090 if there are no actions taken to cut greenhouse emissions.
2014 was the hottest year on record, and new research shows humanity is exceeding safe levels of half of the systems that are needed to support life.
Experts say human-driven climate change is the main reason for last year being the most scorching on record.
It is the world’s most scenic slum ... Children here are nine times more likely to die before their first birthday.
It’s a new year and we are all thinking of ways to fix ourselves. Our environmental reporter has a simple 15-step plan to help fix the world in 2015.
2014 will be remembered as the year politicians defeated climate scientists and solidified weak climate change targets, writes Sipho Kings.