green economy

 
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
The University of the Free State (UFS) is proud of its research leaders. As of 2018 the UFS has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
Youth participation in the green economy
Youth participation in the green economy
The City of Ekurhuleni is engaging young people in their environmental education centres on projects and initiatives that can assist them in...
Future of employment glows green
Future of employment glows green
The latest Independent Development ­Corporation research projects claim that more than 460 000 jobs could be created by South Africa's green economy — more than by the entire mining industry....
Green economy: Humanity's long, slow suicide
Green economy: Humanity's long, slow suicide
Humankind is committing suicide. We know that unstopped climate change will result in the extinction of our species. We know that our economic...
UK green bank extends R1bn in loans to clean projects
UK green bank extends R1bn in loans to clean projects
Britain's Green Investment Bank (GIB) said it allocated £635-million pounds in funding over its first five months of operation.
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
The external costs of dirty growth and energy are ignored in current gross domestic product (GDP) calculations. A greener path would take away this...
Green labelling gets red light
Green labelling gets red light
Government attempts to set up a green labelling system to guide consumers and businesses to ecofriendly products were scuppered this week with the...
SA's economy cleans up with green jobs for greenhorns
SA's economy cleans up with green jobs for greenhorns
Trumpeting the job creation successes of her department's green sector projects at a World Environment Day function in the Free State on Tuesday,...
Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute green targets
Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute green targets
The papers, seen by the Guardian, reveal British officials repeatedly trying to prevent the adoption of EU rules on energy efficiency,...
Green says go for entries
Green says go for entries
The Mail & Guardian's Greening the Future Awards, now in its ninth year, is South Africa's most comprehensive and credible celebration of...
Zuma speaks of 'greening SA economy' at COP17
Zuma speaks of 'greening SA economy' at COP17
Government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of "greening" the South African economy, President Jacob Zuma said on...

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