Research out this week shows that the recent temperature record-breaking years are caused by human endeavours that drive global warming.
The margin by which 2015 beat the previous year has been flagged by three weather agencies as cause for great concern.
If donors help states with which they have links rather than those most vulnerable to climate change, it will increase poverty and thus migration.
But developed nations can play a big role in finding cheaper ways to produce clean energy.
Paris talks failed the most vulnerable, but that failure could be fixed as the world’s governments have at least agreed to head in the same direction.
A cacophony of climate deniers is trying to fool us into thinking we should not be planning for the future. Here’s how to spot one, writes Sipho Kings
As with all South Africa’s good intentions, the ambitious goals are consistently undermined by a lack of implementation.
South Africa has the means to mitigate climate change. It just needs the will.
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.