Displacement, climate change and entrenched abuse block the support women need to enter the agriculture sector, and to be able own land.
During secret negotiations, the US pledged to cut its emissions by 28% by 2025 and China promised to reach a peak in emissions by 2030.
China and the US will sign a deal that will ensure negotiations on targets for climate change are agreed on at next year's climate talks in Paris.
A UN climate panel said greenhouse gases were at its highest since the time of mammoths and mastodons, and time is running out to limit warming.
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.
The UN summit today is the last chance leaders have to commit to tackling the biggest issue of our century, writes Sipho Kings.
The government’s climate policy is on track, contrary to the critics who misunderstand the realities of governance, writes Minister Edna Molewa.
The window to halt runaway climate change is closing fast this decade, with world-wide emissions cuts of 50% needed by 2020, and 90% by 2050.
Our spring edition isn't a happy tale. With the climate change situation more dire than ever, now is the time to put pressure on our governments.
The environment minister has cut funds to monitor climate change and contraventions, showing her tendency to collaborate with corporate power.
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.
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.
Insurance claims and payouts are soaring as havoc wreaked by climate change in the form of violent storms, rain and hail continues to increase.
Global warming denialists once dined out on unscientific climate change studies, but consensus is now rising.
The science is in, and living in Cape Town and Durban will be impossible thanks to melting glaciers and an extra 4m rise in sea level.
A study has revealed that increasing levels of carbon dioxide could adversely affect the nutrition levels in some of our most important food crops.
As the "malaria belt" widens, research shows that changing climates may be a major challenge to SA's ambitious plan to destroy the deadly disease.