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Sheree Bega

Give Africa clean energy funds – IEA

Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director, says wealthy countries have a ‘moral responsibility’ to enable a just transition

Rhino owners damn Creecy report

Private rhino owners say the environment minister’s proposed policy is in conflict with existing legislation and their legal rights

Southern Africa’s ‘water tower’ slipping towards ecosystem collapse

Communal rangeland degradation, invasive species, environmental destruction and climate change all threaten the Maloti-Drakensberg mountain range

Plastic: South Africa is 11th-biggest litterbug

The country risks ‘pariah status’ for approach to global plastic waste crisis

Karpowership decision shows ‘people’s voices do count’

Refusal of project shows there is ‘no space for tick-box exercises’ by environmental consultants

Karpowership environmental impact assessments thrown out

Department of forestry, fisheries and environment refuses to grant environmental authorisation for gas-to-power projects

South Africa won’t support proposed global plastic ban treaty, draft document reveals

Critics say the environment department’s argument that the treaty would be a duplication of existing agreements is flawed

There is shit in the Hennops River: ‘No way you can call this water’

E.Coli counts in tributaries feeding the Hennops River run into tens of millions, far above the permitted limit

Micro-hydropower lights up an Eastern Cape village

There is hidden potential for small hydropower plants in South Africa

Tackle climate change and biodiversity loss together, not separately, scientists say

Some climate adaptation and mitigation projects end up harming the natural environment and people, a new report warns

First-of-its-kind rangeland atlas pushes for protection

Rangelands are ‘nature’s gift to humanity’, but have been overlooked, neglected

State halts its R10bn long-term plan to fully treat acid mine water

The state is saddled with the burden of treating acid water and polluters are escaping the responsibility

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