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​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA
​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA
It’s dealt all but a fatal blow to the Volkswagen brand. VW’s so-called diesel dupe saw the world’s best-selling vehicle manu­facturer post...
Big polluters buy time on emissions
Big polluters buy time on emissions
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India can cut carbon output – with help
India can cut carbon output – with help
To many eyes, India looks like a roadblock to an effective world climate deal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demand for “climate justice”...
'Too much wiggle room' on emissions
'Too much wiggle room' on emissions
South Africa's draft discussion document on how it will do its fair share to tackle climate change was quietly released online earlier this...
Big business stalls crucial carbon tax
Big business stalls crucial carbon tax
Bullying and lobbying by industry have delayed South Africa's carbon tax, despite it being the one policy instrument that can reduce carbon...
Get out of dirty fossil fuel
Get out of dirty fossil fuel
The fossil fuel industry, including the world's producers of oil, gas and coal, must be put out of business by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change...
How Eskom's coal kills
How Eskom's coal kills
Air pollution caused by Eskom's coal power stations in two provinces is killing at least 20 people a year and could jump to 617, with 25 000...
Eskom spurns air quality controls
Eskom spurns air quality controls
In 2005 the environmental affairs department began talking with affected parties about its plans to create minimum emissions standards for...
Air quality below standard in almost all Chinese cities
Air quality below standard in almost all Chinese cities
Air quality was below national standards in almost all China's major cities last year, a top environment...
Carbon report puts SA in the hot seat
Carbon report puts SA in the hot seat
A new report on carbon emissions shows that only 90 international entities are responsible for two-thirds of all the greenhouse gas emissions in...
New Eskom power plant defies carbon cut pledge
New Eskom power plant defies carbon cut pledge
United Nations body the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases its fifth assessment report in Stockholm on Friday, giving...
Bonn-fire of the vanities?
Bonn-fire of the vanities?
One of the major achievements of the COP17 climate change meeting in Durban in 2011 was an agreement by countries to establish a binding global...

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