Sipho Kings

Sipho is the Mail & Guardian's News Editor. He also does investigative environment journalism.

Renewables not a silver bullet for inequality

COMMENT We talk as if building wind, solar and other sources of limitless, clean energy will redistribute wealth...

Oceans heat up to record highs

Ocean temperatures last year were the hottest in recorded history, driving destructive weather around the world and pushing a rise in...

Kalahari will become too hot for birds

Losing birds in the Kalahari has a wider effect. Desert areas are critical to overall evolution in avian species, adding diversity to the species

Breath, death and data: The air in our cities is killing us

​In Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein and Cape Town, the air people breathe is often so dangerous that it is killing them

Midrand’s ‘airpocalypse’ a reality with toxic air

The air people breathe in Midrand is often 50 times more toxic than is considered safe

Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has jumped to its highest level in human history

ArcelorMittal charged with breaking environment laws

There are three charges against the company. Two from 2013 and one from 2016

Each breath is killing you

Each breath you take means more toxic pollutants are sucked deep down into your lungs. In our metros, that pollution is ubiquitous

Happy World Environment Day: Each breath is killing you

In our cities, pollutants hang around ready to be inhaled deep into our lungs and blood vessels. It’s enough to turn the air purple

MK years a  good prep for speaker

With a weaker ruling party and more numbers in the more vocal opposition parties, her work will be cut out for her.

Big drop for ANC in the Free State

The ruling party loses 8% and heads towards 60% in the province where it was founded

Elections ignored climate change

Our political parties made little mention of global warming, despite the glaring crisis that is upon us

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders