How sugar, tobacco or waste gases could power your next flight
/ 15 May 2022

How sugar, tobacco or waste gases could power your next flight

South Africa has the immediate technical potential to produce 3.2 billion litres of alternative aviation fuels annually

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The ANC, DA and EFF ‘oblivious’ to climate crisis —  Climate Justice Charter Movement
/ 19 October 2021

The ANC, DA and EFF ‘oblivious’ to climate crisis — Climate Justice Charter Movement

The Climate Justice Charter Movement has critiqued the manifestos of the main parties contesting the local government elections and found them ‘shallow’

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No more cash for coal FirstRand says
/ 24 September 2021

No more cash for coal FirstRand says

The bank’s chief risk officer says banks can’t stand on the sidelines of the climate crisis debate

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The nuclear option: Should it carry South Africa’s baseload?
/ 19 August 2021

The nuclear option: Should it carry South Africa’s baseload?

Some argue that nuclear power will get us to our clean energy goals faster, but other experts say it is unsafe, unaffordable and unnecessary

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Academics, students urge Wits University to divest from fossil fuels
/ 18 August 2021

Academics, students urge Wits University to divest from fossil fuels

Staff and students argue it is unethical for university to profit from an industry that damages the planet and distorts science

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Critical climate plans hang on future international finance
/ 8 July 2021

Critical climate plans hang on future international finance

Failing to invest in a greener economy could cost South Africa trillions, but calls to mobilise capital come amid fiscal strain

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Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?
/ 12 June 2021

Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?

As the demand for oil shrinks and prices collapse, Africa’s petro states — the likes of Angola, Nigeria, Egypt and Equatorial Guinea — will be left with massive holes in their budgets

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