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Unembargoed: October 12 to 18
Unembargoed: October 12 to 18
PIC, VBS, Floyd and his baby brother...
Editorial: We must act now to save the world
Editorial: We must act now to save the world
We have known for more than a century that burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. Since the late 1960s, we have known that this could destroy...
Costa Rica shows us how
Costa Rica shows us how
The country’s successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed — because no one will be spared...
Earth faces climactic moment
Earth faces climactic moment
Twelve years — that’s how long we have to make fundamental changes to the way we do things. Fail and, by 2030, the world will be locked...
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is the United Nations-backed body of scientists reviewing climate science, released a special...
UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said...
Food insecurity rising in Africa
Food insecurity rising in Africa
A third of all people living in sub-Saharan Africa face severe food insecurity. They do not have enough money, or the resources to grow food, and...
South Africa positions itself to go green using platinum group metals
South Africa positions itself to go green using platinum group metals
Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies (HFCT) have received considerable attention in South Africa from a mineral beneficiation perspective. Platinum...
Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump's agenda
Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump's agenda
US President Donald Trump did not refer to Africa once in his first State of the Union Address....
Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or...
Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
An increasingly warm Arctic, where temperatures rise twice as fast as the rest of the planet and ice melts at an alarming pace is the "new normal,"...
DRC’s carbon bomb is ticking
DRC’s carbon bomb is ticking
Gruelling talks are unfolding in Bonn for implementing the United Nation’s Paris Agreement on climate change, but thousands of kilometres away,...

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