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Sheree Bega

Climate change a ‘collective trauma of potentially epic proportions’ for South Africa

The effects of global warming are negatively affecting mental well-being and will only accelerate in the future, according to a new report

A ‘cancer causing’ herbicide has been found in South Africa’s bread and flour

About half of South Africa's maize crop and 100% of the soya crop is genetically modified — it’s grown with the use of glyphosate. But Bayer South Africa disagrees that it causes cancer

Karpowerships plead their case, but environmentalist argue SA doesn’t need powerships

The powerships will be more expensive for consumers than wind and solar energy and isn’t required for reliable electricity generation

‘Tap into groundwater – with care’

The Southern African region has vast groundwater resources, but only 1.5% is being used

Save forests to protect us from future pandemics — Harvard scientists

Risk of next pandemic greater than ever, scientists say, but world can act

Civil society groups angered by lack of transparency on Koeberg’s life extension

Legal processes required to grant a licence for South Africa’s nuclear power plant have not been followed, civil society organisations say

Sisulu and her adviser implicated in R4bn Cape Town development with Amazon as tenant

Lindiwe Sisulu and her adviser are accused of meddling in a R4-billion development in a sensitive Cape Town area meant to house Amazon’s Africa office

South Africa wastes 10mn tons of food a year

A new study shows how 45% of the available food supply is wasted in the country

‘Government must take its foot off the new gas Bill’

Environmental organisations want the government to factor the climate change crisis into the proposed legislation

Academics, students urge Wits University to divest from fossil fuels

Staff and students argue it is unethical for university to profit from an industry that damages the planet and distorts science

SA’s draft position on global plastic pollution treaty weakens its global and regional standing – expert

‘Leaked environment department document is a copy and paste of plastics industry arguments’

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