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Swapping coal for gas keeps world carbon emissions flat
Swapping coal for gas keeps world carbon emissions flat
Global carbon emissions have remained flat for the third consecutive year, according to the 2017 BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
Why this matters: Environment department paves way for more coal-fired power plants
Why this matters: Environment department paves way for more coal-fired power plants
The world is warming at an unprecedented rate in human history. Each of the last three years has successively set the record for the hottest year on...
G7 nations to stop subsidising fossil fuels
G7 nations to stop subsidising fossil fuels
The leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies have agreed to stop subsidising fossil fuels in the next decade.
Oregano will cut cows’ wind and climate change
Oregano will cut cows’ wind and climate change
Cows' farts have long been recognised as a contributor to climate change. Their digestion creates methane as a by-product and that methane is 25...
Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation
Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation
Norway has led developed nations by investing billions of dollars to slow tropical deforestation.
Russia won't cut emissions under extended Kyoto climate pact
Russia won't cut emissions under extended Kyoto climate pact
The foreign ministry said Moscow would not join industrialised nations led by the European Union in signing up for cuts beyond a first round of...
Waging war on Durban's poison
Waging war on Durban's poison
Can cities in developing countries, including South Africa, realistically be expected to reduce their toxic greenhouse gas emissions when they have...
Move to scale down transport's footprint
Move to scale down transport's footprint
Transport is the second biggest cause of harmful greenhouse gases in South Africa and, with more and more vehicles on the road, its contribution to...
Wacky weather is new normal
Wacky weather is new normal
Welcome to the climate rollercoaster, or what is being called the "new normal" of weather.
Record carbon-dioxide emissions 'a wake-up call'
Record carbon-dioxide emissions 'a wake-up call'
Carbon-dioxide emissions hit a record high last year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday, dimming the prospects of limiting the...
SA gears up for a greener economy
SA gears up for a greener economy
Internationally and in the context of climate change there is a movement towards energy efficiency and sustainable use of the planet's natural...
Unilever pushes for green growth
Unilever pushes for green growth
Consumer goods group Unilever unveiled an ambitious new sustainability plan that aims to double sales and halve the environmental impact of its...

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