Carbon Emissions

The path to a zero carbon future

The transition to a decarbonised economy based on water, wind and solar energy will save trillions, plus people’s lives and climate crisis costs

South Africa has huge ‘green fuels’ potential. But it needs to act now

South Africa needs to seriously start thinking about shifting its energy focus. This is for two reasons. The first is that the country’s important...

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite...

The good, the bad and the vegan

There’s a global push for people to become vegans, or at least eat less meat, to reduce their carbon footprint

A monumental challenge

South Africa can transition from coal to renewable energy – if it lays careful plans

Mongolia’s new ‘cleaner’ fuel linked to deaths, illness

The Mongolian government is trying to battle dangerous smog levels in one of the world's most polluted cities by trying to offer replacements for coal

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 trouble with indiscriminate tree-planting in Africa

Planting trees in Africa is proposed by some as a quick fix for climate change. But local experts disagree — and say their voices are being sidelined

Sasol executive pay to be linked to emissions?

The petrochemical giant has issued a report on its climate plans, but do they go far enough?

Shipping firms look to sail into the future

Operators of the oil tankers, bulk carriers and ferries plying the seas are racing to find alternatives to fuel oil as pollution rules are tightened

All the looks without the voom

It's economical, but it's not completely mom-friendly

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.