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South Africa to get another commission, this one to tackle the climate crisis

A higher carbon tax will be introduced in 2023 for companies with dangerous levels of greenhouse gas emissions

Amid the pandemic, green bonds are becoming trendy

The Development Bank of Southern Africa plans to use the booming market to finance its climate projects and invest in infrastructure

AU mustn’t forget pledge to ‘silence the guns’

Climate change also has the potential to increase conflicts in Africa, as competition for scarce resources grows

No country, rich or poor, is immune from the health effects of climate change

A changing climate threatens to undermine the past 50 years of gains in public health

US formally quits Paris agreement as election hangs in balance

Environmentalists say Trump's announcement that he would withdraw from the Paris agreement three years ago made it easier for countries such Australia, Saudi Arabia and Brazil to weaken their own ambitions

Richard Calland: Biden needs a senate win to limit Trumpism

Joe Biden doesn’t have the mojo needed to restore the US – so he needs a full house to appoint those who do, writes Richard Calland.

Global climate action is more vital than ever

South Africa must update its old position to make a positive contribution

What a sustainable Covid-19 recovery could look like

Bioeconomy — using renewable biological resources — will allow Africa to transform its systems and create a viable economic future, global warming

Covid-19 puts green energy in a coma

The pandemic has disrupted governments’ plans to flatline the upward trajectory of global warming

Covid-19, the black swan event that disrupted the green energy transition

South Africa has made some progress in the move to cleaner energy, but at 106 out of 115 countries on the energy transition index there’s clearly much room for improvement

‘Ghost’ flights are yet another example of our polluting ways

Due to covid-19, there are aeroplanes jetting about with few, if no passengers in them, which means those planes are releasing unnecessary greenhouse gases that will trap heat and warm this planet for decades to come

COP25 climate summit: what’s happened?

The real test will come next year in Glasgow, when countries have to make concrete commitments to reducing emissions

Only 1.4% of cars made are electric

In the face of the climate emergency, it is critical for investors to show companies the path to follow

Developing countries like Gabon are finding climate solutions

Developing countries such as ours cannot follow the same growth path that Western economies have taken over the last century and a half

Shipping firms look to sail into the future

Operators of the oil tankers, bulk carriers and ferries plying the seas are racing to find alternatives to fuel oil as pollution rules are tightened

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