Author: Evelyn Smail
“The era of global boiling has arrived”, said UN chief António Guterres, and leaders must take drastic and immediate action to limit climate catastrophe.
Where governments and corporates are failing to take adequate climate action, a new report details the growing trends in litigation against them.
Investing in energy storage can quickly address load shedding and lay the foundations for a cleaner, more secure power system, said the IISD.
No new coal and nuclear, very little gas, and the massive deployment of renewables for the least cost electricity, says the PCC.
EU demand for coal imports is set to plummet by 2030, to be replaced by critical minerals and technologies for the clean energy transition.
The EU is firmly on its clean energy transition, with renewables and green technologies at the front and centre of new economic partnerships.
Eskom’s plan to temporarily bypass sulphur dioxide controls at Kusile coal power plant poses a deadly health risk to local communities.
Wind and solar energy grew to a record 12 per cent of global electricity generation in 2022, according to a new report by Ember.
Spain is investing in South Africa’s green transition to develop renewable energy, electric vehicles and water projects.
The Pretoria High Court has granted leave to appeal the Deadly Air judgement regarding toxic air pollution in the Highveld Priority Area.
Evidence shows an additional 5 GW of renewable capacity could all but end load shedding and its associated socio-economic damage.
New analysis reveals how industry lobbying is successfully obstructing progress to net zero and the associated socio-economic benefits.
To address the power and climate crises, massive investments in transmission infrastructure and renewables are needed over the coming years.
Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.
Mitigating climate change and increasing domestic food production can help to address food insecurity and rising prices.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) is promoted as a cleaner fuel alternative, but also comes with risks to the climate and health.
While fossil fuel prices soar, solar is the solution to affordable energy security, job creation and sustainable economic growth.
While the world plans for a future without gas, an upsurge in new gas projects in South Africa is likely a “costly mistake”.