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Trump rejects climate ‘prophets of doom’ as Thunberg warns Davos

The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare

The horror: Tales of climate change

A year after the UN sounded the klaxon, warning of ‘some countries becoming dysfunctional’ thanks to the climate crisis, governments aren’t responding

Climate change and poverty go hand in hand

Crops allow the poor to provide for themselves, but they need support to do so during droughts

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 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

Climate models update: It’s hotter than we thought

Scientists using new climate models say a bigger heat rise than expected is possible by the end of the century

Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important?

Where did that limit come from, and what if we miss it?

Going green: Ethiopia’s bid to plant four billion trees

Abiy is leading by example as Ethiopia plans to plant a mind-boggling four billion trees by October

Kalahari will become too hot for birds

Losing birds in the Kalahari has a wider effect. Desert areas are critical to overall evolution in avian species, adding diversity to the species

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The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations