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.
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.