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The decade that decides our fate

If we don’t do enough, in a decade’s time there’ll be droughts, floods, wildfires and crop failure on an apocalyptic scale

World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF

World Economic Forum warns that little action is being taken on climate change as the world splinters

COP24 ignores dire climate warnings

The climate conference delivered a rulebook but nations failed to pledge to do more to cut emissions

EU to cut new car emissions by 37.5% by 2030

The targets will require new cars sold in 2030 to emit 37.5% less carbon dioxide on average compared to 2021 levels

COP24: Nations agree on global climate pact rules after impasse

Nearly 200 countries overcame divisions, producing 156-page rule book for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement

Sadly, vegans can’t save Earth

Reducing the carbon footprint of farming will take more than some individual action

Money issues bedevil climate talks

But SA’s delegation leader Derek Hanekom believes everyone wants to see a deal reached

Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at 'well under' two degrees Celsius

Editorial: Your earth, take action

Change is happening at such a rate that animals, plants and ecosystems cannot evolve fast enough to survive

Bolsonaro spells ecological disaster for Brazil – and the world

'To make destroying the environment even easier, Bolsonaro pledged to merge the environment and agriculture ministries'

Global warming outpaces efforts to slow it — UN

New calculations by the UN's top science panel sharply reduce the real-world potential for drawing CO2 out of the air

UN report confronts nations with tough choices on climate

Of hundreds of climate models in 2015 projecting a low-carbon future, only two or three aimed for a 1.5℃ global warming cap

Nations round on US, allies as UN climate talks wrap up

Talks foundered over the key issue of how efforts to limit climate change are funded and how contributions are reported.

Macron’s green record under scrutiny as top minister quits

When Nicolas Hulot agreed to join Macron's government, campaigners dared to hope for a radical shift towards greener policies

Gatvol Capetonian trades on untruths

The group’s stance is in line with the rise of global populism, which is rooted in falsehood

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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