Carbon Emissions Tax

Aramco, the world’s biggest polluter, goes to market

The Saudi-owned company aims to list 5% of its shares on the Riyadh-based bourse in December

Glug, glug, glug – Sasol will sink us

The company cannot exist in the future. But this is a country where difficult decisions are rarely taken — especially when it comes to climate crisis

The carbon tax: why it could work

The Act has the potential to mitigate environmental damage and boost South Africa's standing globally

Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air

Symbolically, the carbon tax is an important step for the SA economy, to decouple growth from carbon intensity

Seoul to fine Volkswagen over ‘illicit’ emissions devices

The charges are linked to over 434 000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche cars fitted with "defeat devices" to fool regulators' emissions tests

SA’s carbon tax: Feeling the impact months later

Government is implementing the tax in a staggered approach due to concerns of job losses

Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us

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

​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA

South Africans are interested in low fuel consumption and remain loyal to VW, whose cars top the best-seller list as its market share increases.

Senate shields US airlines from EU’s carbon scheme

The Senate unanimously passed a Bill on Saturday that would shield US airlines from paying for their carbon emissions on European flights

Climate Change: Carbon market needs efficient global rules

The effects of climate change are accelerating and the collapse of mitigation trade has implications for emissions reduction.

Climate: Adaptation lost in mitigation

Global climate talks are edging closer to finalising mechanisms that will steer funding to developing countries to grow low-carbon economies.

Carbon or resource rent tax?

The treasury has been pushing for a carbon levy while the ANC is going after resource rents but their positions are not that far apart, experts say.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs