Creecy’s Sasol decision ‘makes a mockery’ of air pollution laws
/ 19 May 2024

Creecy’s Sasol decision ‘makes a mockery’ of air pollution laws

Life After Coal slams the environment minister’s decision to allow the company further leniency

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Creecy hauled to court over ‘irrational’ closures around penguin colonies
/ 27 March 2024

Creecy hauled to court over ‘irrational’ closures around penguin colonies

The closures sound the ‘death knell’ for the seabirds

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Invasive species ‘wreaking havoc’ on SA ecosystems
/ 14 March 2024

Invasive species ‘wreaking havoc’ on SA ecosystems

Invasive trees suck up 3% to 5% of surface water runoff each year while invasive plants reduce the value of livestock production from natural rangelands by R340 million per year

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Elephants culled as ‘last resort’ after non-lethal methods fail
/ 29 February 2024

Elephants culled as ‘last resort’ after non-lethal methods fail

Minister Barbara Creecy said electric fences, bees and other methods were tried before the elephants were killed

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Environment department has made positive strides over the past 30 years
/ 28 December 2023

Environment department has made positive strides over the past 30 years

But its political clout is limited with regard to mining, and oil and gas exploration with resistance from the Mantashe camp around environmental authorisations

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South Africa needs R334 billion a year to fully transition to renewable energy
/ 3 December 2023

South Africa needs R334 billion a year to fully transition to renewable energy

Climate finance is expected to be a big talking point at COP28, as developing countries ask developed nations to pay up

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Groups appeal Karpowership environmental nod for Richards Bay
/ 27 November 2023

Groups appeal Karpowership environmental nod for Richards Bay

This comes as Karpowership secures authorisation for Saldanha Bay project

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231 rhinos killed for their horns so far this year
/ 1 August 2023

231 rhinos killed for their horns so far this year

But measures such as law enforcement authorities working together have resulted in a decline in the number of animals killed

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Eskom plan to drop Kusile pollution controls is ‘destructive, deadly’
/ 3 May 2023

Eskom plan to drop Kusile pollution controls is ‘destructive, deadly’

Activists say the deaths of vulnerable people is too high a price to pay for electricity when alternatives are available

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