Latest articles on Emissions

‘Ghost’ flights are yet another example of our polluting ways

Due to covid-19, there are aeroplanes jetting about with few, if no passengers in them, which means those planes are releasing unnecessary greenhouse gases that will trap heat and warm this planet for decades to come

Germans vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

Consumers accuse the 12-brand group of deliberately harming clients by installing software to make cars appear less polluting than they really were

Three Japanese automakers admit false emissions data

The companies came forward after the ministry last month ordered 23 auto and motorbike companies to conduct in-house probes

​Three million electric cars by 2050 – if government doesn’t trip itself up

Vehicles powered by wind and sun underpin the green transport strategy, but legislation and departmental silos stand in the way .

​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA

South Africans are interested in low fuel consumption and remain loyal to VW, whose cars top the best-seller list as its market share increases.

Big polluters buy time on emissions

SA’s major polluters are going ahead with plans to offset their emissions, lowering pollution in one place to save money and continue polluting.

India can cut carbon output – with help

Success at COP21 in Paris requires that all countries recognise the merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s argument for "climate justice".

Big business stalls crucial carbon tax

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

How Eskom’s coal kills

More than 600 people could perish every year from illnesses related to air pollution when all Eskom's power plants come on stream.

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Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

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Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

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Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

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Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

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