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Avoiding a water crisis, one nudge at a time
Avoiding a water crisis, one nudge at a time
Professor Martine Visser grew up on a farm and has always loved being in nature, but also understood from early in her life that there would always...
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change
Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year. From the fertile Hungarian plain where he lives all the way to southeastern France, the hot weather cereal is taking root in Europe....
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
Today, thousands of Africans are hitting the streets in towns and villages across the continent to demand climate justice and the end of fossil...
Change for climate a risky business
Change for climate a risky business
Science is giving us less and less time to get our climate act together while observable weather patterns, whether it is drought in the Western...
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
After providing assistance of R15-million over four months to drought-stricken Makana municipality in the Eastern Cape, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman of...
Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'
Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'
Mutemarare, 61, walks through his corn field, desperately looking for remnants of maize.
Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP
Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP
Floods. Droughts. Wildfires. Cyclones.
As rivers run dry, Day Zero strikes Eastern Cape’s villages
As rivers run dry, Day Zero strikes Eastern Cape’s villages
Winding through the valleys of the Eastern Cape, the Qwaninga River creeps towards a cluster of buildings hidden deep in the hills. It licks the...
Maize vs time: The race to feed SA
Maize vs time: The race to feed SA
South Africa’s planting season for maize, the country’s staple crop, runs from late October to mid-December. By the public holiday on December...
City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions
City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions
The City of Cape Town has made the move to relax current water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from October 1, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson...
SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes
SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes
The South African economy is in a recession for the first time since 2009, Statistics SA announced on Tuesday.
City of Cape Town requests relaxation of water restrictions
City of Cape Town requests relaxation of water restrictions
The City of Cape Town has asked the national department of water and sanitation to marginally relax water restrictions for Capetonians after dam...

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