Science

Explainers


Explainer Aerial view of World's End, Blyde River Canyon

South Africa is experiencing a number of environmental issues, including global warming, pollution and species loss.

Explainer Deep red sky with sun and clouds

Global warming is making extreme events, such as heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, floods and tropical storms, more frequent and severe.

Explainer

“There are no jobs on a dead planet!” goes the old slogan. Environmental degradation is a serious risk to economic growth.

Explainer Aerial photo showing the houses and mountains of coastal Cape Town

Climate change risks life as we know it, but bold and inclusive solutions can help build a safer and fairer world.

News & Analysis


News & Analysis Cyril Ramaphosa at COP28

World-renowned climatologist, Francois Engelbrecht, continues to call for urgent measures to mitigate global warming impacts on southern Africa.

News & Analysis South Africa floods wash away roads and buildings

Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.