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

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA