Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance
/ 26 February 2024

Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance

The power utility needs to put in place mechanisms to get access to funds for the shift to renewable energy

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Biofuels: A new era of extraction
/ 26 February 2024

Biofuels: A new era of extraction

Counting on African farmers to grow biofuel crops, Italian oil giant Eni is making big promises to help the air and shipping industries get carbon neutral. In a year-long investigation, Pierra Nyaruai and the NGO Transport & Environment spent time with some of the Kenyan farmers recruited to the mission – but who have been left dispirited

Eskom still waiting for $11.596 billion in ‘just transition’ pledges
/ 23 February 2024

Eskom still waiting for $11.596 billion in ‘just transition’ pledges

Only 10% of the funds promised to South Africa have been transferred, but are sitting with the treasury

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Renewable energy is incapable of solving energy crisis, says Koko
/ 15 February 2024

Renewable energy is incapable of solving energy crisis, says Koko

The former Eskom chief executive believes the answer lies in nuclear power

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Vaal River residents say water lettuce is ‘national crisis’
/ 14 February 2024

Vaal River residents say water lettuce is ‘national crisis’

If allowed to pass the Vaal River Barrage, the plant has access to a journey of about 1 000km of the middle and lower Vaal river, the Bloemhof Dam and then into the Orange river

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‘DDT risk goes down generations’
/ 10 February 2024

‘DDT risk goes down generations’

Study finds fathers’ exposure to toxins might have health consequences for their children

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SA restaurants ‘all at sea’ when it comes to sustainability
/ 9 February 2024

SA restaurants ‘all at sea’ when it comes to sustainability

Red-listed species are on restaurant menus in Gauteng, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape

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Don’t expect a reprieve in electricity prices anytime soon
/ 8 February 2024

Don’t expect a reprieve in electricity prices anytime soon

Residential consumers pay more than those in most African, Southeast Asian and Brics countries

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Presidential Climate Commission: Green energy to provide employment relief
/ 22 January 2024

Presidential Climate Commission: Green energy to provide employment relief

Crispian Olver, the climate commission’s head, has said that fossil fuel jobs will shrink but citizens will benefit from the green market

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Climate crisis severely affecting survival of migratory species
/ 17 January 2024

Climate crisis severely affecting survival of migratory species

Climate change is already having ‘catastrophic impacts’ on many species and their ability to provide ecosystem services to humanity

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