climate change

 
​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict
​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict
The Tabqa Dam in northern Syria brings green and life to an area that would otherwise be a desert. Its water supplies about five million people and...
The Anthropocene equation measures the impact of humans
The Anthropocene equation measures the impact of humans
Humans are now the dominant force in changes to the Earth. This is according to a new equation, drawn up by scientists at the Australian National...
Earthlife Africa's win: State’s court loss is also its gain
Earthlife Africa's win: State’s court loss is also its gain
In a precedent-setting victory for the environmental lobby, the high court in Pretoria has ordered the environment department to reconsider its...
​Power station in vicious circle with climate change
​Power station in vicious circle with climate change
Wildfires, spontaneous combustion of coal, floods, drought, angry people ... welcome to the future that coal-fired power stations will have to deal...
Why this matters: Environment department paves way for more coal-fired power plants
Why this matters: Environment department paves way for more coal-fired power plants
The world is warming at an unprecedented rate in human history. Each of the last three years has successively set the record for the hottest year on...
​It’ll cost R6.5-trillion to save the Arctic, but it’ll be worth it
​It’ll cost R6.5-trillion to save the Arctic, but it’ll be worth it
The world’s climate is changing at such a dramatic rate that the solutions have to be equally monumental to keep up. Where politicians fail to...
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
There's less time than we thought to combat climate change
New research suggest that the world has less time to meet its global warming targets than originally believed and that “emissions targets may need...
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Finding out what killed off the dinosaurs has been one of science’s greatest quests. In a geological blink of an eye, a species which had dominated...
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
Governments remain silent about bids to geoengineer the climate
There’s a race happening that affects all of us. It involves planes spraying chemicals across the sky and robots tinkering with oceans’...
Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
In the coming week, New York is bracing for snow and temperatures of -9°C.
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
See the Big 5 before the climate wipes them out
It’s 42°C in Skukuza, the main administrative camp at Kruger National Park. The jewel, and cash cow, of South Africa’s public conservation...
Polar ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
Polar ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising...

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