Global Warming

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

Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change

Sorghum, which is in the same family as millet, is the world's fifth-most important cereal crop

Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

​In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity

On climate change, a shift towards civil disobedience

Since October, the world has seen a crescendo of grassroots protests around climate change, especially in western Europe and North America

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.