Carbon Emissions Tax

Dieselgate sees recall of Mercedes vehicles

Daimler is accused of hiding that it used illegal software in diesel cars to cheat emissions tests

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.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

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