Carbon Tax

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

Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax

The new tax, the first of its type in Africa, was cautiously introduced last month in the first of several gradual step

Carbon tax gets a muted welcome

Critics range from those who feel it is too little too late to those who feel they should be exempted from it

Kenya: Solar motorcycles take on Nairobi smog

Nairobi's reliance on motorcycles is hindering efforts to reduce carbon emissions, as manufacturers struggle to adapt to clean energy technology

Enviro action plan for South Africa

Sipho Kings has compiled a list of tasks government should tackle this year to solve environmental problems and secure our collective future

Editorial: Your earth, take action

Change is happening at such a rate that animals, plants and ecosystems cannot evolve fast enough to survive

Carbon tax: Saving the world on the cheap

A carbon tax is a small way local industries can make a big reduction in carbon emissions.

Big business stalls crucial carbon tax

Industry and even some state bodies have been putting pressure on the treasury to change its approach.

Large emitters ask for carbon trading scheme

Six large energy companies have asked the United Nations for help in setting up a carbon pricing scheme that would include their operations.

Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget

South African industries breathed a sigh of relief as treasury decided to delay the implementation of the proposed carbon tax to 2016.

Carbon tax delayed, fracking favoured in Gordhan’s Budget

The 2014 Budget has delayed the carbon tax, punted shale gas, budgeted for more independent energy, and asked that mines help fix acid mine drainage.

Local companies doing little to lower carbon emissions

While South African companies lead the world in disclosing their carbon emissions, they are doing little to lower them.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.