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World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
“Out of control.” It’s a catchy headline, even more so when it’s used by the usually conservative, grey-worded team at the World Economic...
Editorial: Your earth, take action
Editorial: Your earth, take action
“Adversity tends to empower demagogues with easy answers, and climate change will bring plenty of adversity.” Remember this warning, from...
World Bank pledges $200bn towards climate change
World Bank pledges $200bn towards climate change
The World Bank announced on Monday that it will double its current five-year investments towards supporting climate change initiatives by $200-billion from 2021-2025....
Bolsonaro spells ecological disaster for Brazil – and the world
Bolsonaro spells ecological disaster for Brazil – and the world
Last month, a divided Brazil voted to elect its next president. Faced with a choice between Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers’ Party and the...
SA fiddles while the world burns
SA fiddles while the world burns
Not much to do with climate change is a surprise any more. The science has been settled for half a century. Most of the people alive today were...
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
London — This has been a year of extreme weather events, from the “Beast from the East” that froze much of the United...
Macron's green record under scrutiny as top minister quits
Macron's green record under scrutiny as top minister quits
French President Emmanuel Macron once promised to "make our planet great again", but the shock resignation of his popular environment minister has...
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
The number of people living in cities will double, but urbanisation can have a positive impact on development, contributing to innovation and job...
Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5-million to Paris climate deal
Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5-million to Paris climate deal
Former New York City mayor and billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg on Sunday promised $4.5-million to fulfil the...
Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump's agenda
Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump's agenda
US President Donald Trump did not refer to Africa once in his first State of the Union Address....
Key moments in year one of the Trump presidency
Key moments in year one of the Trump presidency
Here is a look at several key moments in the first year of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency:
America First or America Alone: The withdrawal agenda
America First or America Alone: The withdrawal agenda
Since President Donald Trump took office in January, the US has abandoned or threatened to quit several international accords under his "America...