South Africa is experiencing a number of environmental issues, including global warming, pollution and species loss.
Global warming is making extreme events, such as heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, floods and tropical storms, more frequent and severe.
“There are no jobs on a dead planet!” goes the old slogan. Environmental degradation is a serious risk to economic growth.
Climate change risks life as we know it, but bold and inclusive solutions can help build a safer and fairer world.
News & Analysis
Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.