Paris Agreement

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

Financing the green transition

The financial sector will need to play a leading role in scaling up green initiatives, de-risking projects for investors, and optimising funding costs

Cashing in on climate change by investing in renewable energy

The financial sector must recognise that including environmental, social and governance concerns in its allocation decisions can be good for business

Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has jumped to its highest level in human history

Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP

Hotter world has already cut off at least 10% of the country's GDP. Rich countries have benefited from that warming

Job losses threatens the CSIR’s reputation

The council's climate change research could suffer from job cuts

World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF

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

World Bank pledges $200bn towards climate change

The bank’s announcement coincided with a UN climate summit currently underway in Poland

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'

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.