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Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important?

Where did that limit come from, and what if we miss it?

Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

​In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity

Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security

Failure to govern new technologies to combat global warming could aggravate existing threats to international peace and security

COP24 ignores dire climate warnings

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

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

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'

The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries

The continent will have to chart its own way, not following the examples of Europe and North America, if it is to reach its targets

Trump doesn’t change Africa’s climate change calculus

But withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will have a minimal impact on the continent

UN climate official resigns over sexual harassment claims

Rajendra Pachauri has denied any wrongdoing, and claims that his email account and cellphone were hacked.

Green power to overtake dirty energy

A study says investing in renewable energy will keep damaging emissions in check, writes <b>Fiona Harvey</b>.

Independent body to review controversial UN climate panel

An international scientific body will review the UN's Nobel prize-winning climate panel, under fire for errors in a key report on global warming.

Al Gore takes aim at climate-change sceptics

Former United States vice-president Al Gore has taken aim at sceptics who doubt the reality of human-caused climate change.

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Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories