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Climate science’s blind spot for heat waves in southern Africa

The lack of detailed information on extreme heat impacts hinders disaster response and preparedness.

‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment

After facing the consequences of climate change first-hand in their own villages, the nuns decided to start marching with two strong messages

Stories from around the world will bring home the reality of the emergency

Afrobarometer research shows that 59% of people in South Africa do not know what climate change is

How BP Oil Spill Fines Could Help Protect the Texas Coast

Other states were harder hit by the spill, but Texas is still receiving millions of dollars that can be used for vital restoration efforts

How YouTube Promotes Conspiracy Theories and Climate Change Denial

The platform’s algorithm regularly surfaces videos promoting climate denial in response to queries about climate change

Songs for the end of the world: pop music and climate change

Analysis: from Lana Del Rey and Weyes Blood to the 1975 and Matmos, pop stars are showing it's a wild time to be alive to observe the end of the world

Precarious doomsday solution for New Zealand’s native plants

New Zealand’s seed bank for threatened indigenous plants lacks ongoing funding

A water ‘win-win’ in Colorado? Not so fast

A plan to export water from the San Luis Valley to the Denver Metro area is met with defiance

M&G joins global climate reporting network

The Mail & Guardian has joined one of the most ambitious reporting collaborations in history, joining 250 other newsrooms reporting the climate crisis

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Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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