climate crisis

 
Climate change is also a health crisis
Climate change is also a health crisis
The climate crisis is a health crisis. The same emissions that cause global warming are largely responsible for polluting the air we breathe,...
Women are fixing the planet
Women are fixing the planet
Kristalina Georgieva spoke earlier in the week about her concern for her granddaughter. “I think of my nine-year-old granddaughter. By the time...
Millions of refugee kids unschooled
Millions of refugee kids unschooled
A report on displaced people criticises governments that fail to ensure the children get a good education — but recognises that...
‘We will continue to strike against climate change’
‘We will continue to strike against climate change’
For more than a year, children and young people from around the world have been striking for the climate. We launched a movement that defied all...
Slash emissions now or miss 1.5°C goal, UN warns
Slash emissions now or miss 1.5°C goal, UN warns
The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel emissions, the United...
Is your cash fuelling the climate crisis?
Is your cash fuelling the climate crisis?
Your money — that you deposit in a bank or in an investment fund — may be being used to support industries that create global warming...
African governments must invest in science for future growth
African governments must invest in science for future growth
‘It’s time for the African continent to be serious about investing in research, development and innovation,” International Relations and...
Build an active citizenry to reverse the death of Venice
Build an active citizenry to reverse the death of Venice
The worst flooding in Venice’s recent history has submerged some of the city’s renowned cultural sites, including St Mark’s Basilica on...
Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals
Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals
Oil, gas and coal output already planned or in the pipeline will overwhelm efforts to cap global warming at levels consistent with a liveable...
PODCAST: Troubled waters — High and dry in Gauteng
PODCAST: Troubled waters — High and dry in Gauteng
The climate crisis is complicated. Colourful Numbers is a new podcast that attempts...
Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation
Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation
Much of Venice was underwater on Wednesday after the highest tide in 50 years ripped through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing...