The critical climate conference kicks off with world leaders calling for an ambitious – but fair – agreement to lower carbon emissions.
Using Africa’s national parks, scientists have garnered essential information which will help refine their understanding of Earth's climate.
Carbon dioxide dramatically lowers cognitive ability, a hazard found in office spaces especially.
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.
Nozipho Joyce Mxakato-Diseko, SA's delegate to a summit drawing up a global climate pact, says the proposed plan ignores the needs of poor countries.
Data from NASA shows that last month was the second-hottest September ever recorded, with the last 12 months being the hottest on record.
Climate change and regional development projects are threatening the health and livelihood of indigenous peoples in the Turkana region of Kenya.
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.
South Africa remains on track to meet the energy efficiency targets set under our 2005 strategy.
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.
Experts say South Africa's draft discussion document, which proposes how the country will tackle climate change, commits to doing far too little.
The Southern Ocean could yield important clues about the effects of climate change.
This year is set to be 0.1°C warmer on average than 2014, thanks to an unusually strong El Niño warming the Pacific Ocean and the world's climate.
Readers write in on critique on President Zuma and on climate policy.
More than 60 mayors have signed a declaration with Pope Francis pledging to do their part in taking action against man-made climate change.
Big industry continues to reject government proposals on climate change policy, including the introduction of a carbon tax and emissions limits.
The OECD has warned that coal-fired power stations will release half of all the carbon that humanity can safely emit and alternatives must be found.
The impacts of climate change will reverse decades of progress on improving world health and will be keenly felt by children, writes Sipho Kings.