News & Analysis
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 programme is the largest on the African continent for the procurement of renewable energy and resource efficiency for public facilities.
Eskom’s plan to temporarily bypass sulphur dioxide controls at Kusile coal power plant poses a deadly health risk to local communities.
No wind turbines were connected to South Africa’s grid in 2022, inhibiting progress toward solving load-shedding and fossil fuel price volatility.
The IMF is sounding the alarm as climate change threatens to worsen food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.
New analysis reveals how industry lobbying is successfully obstructing progress to net zero and the associated socio-economic benefits.
South African mining houses are gravitating towards ‘green’ metals. This is in addition to investing in renewable energy projects to power their operations.
Banking group FirstRand, which houses FNB and RMB, has joined Nedbank in withdrawing its support for coal-fired power projects.
In the lead up to COP26, regulators are likely to raise the pressure on pension funds to join the fight against climate change, Amundi Asset Management says in a new report.
Investors can no longer afford to ignore the threat of climate change. The window to position their portfolios accordingly “may be shrinking”, says BlackRock, the largest money manager in the world.
The law to allow an Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) will come into operation in April 2024, raising questions on the further 12 months of delay.
Halving emissions this decade is crucial, yet relying on coal and gas will add fuel to the fire of climate change.
The South African government’s commitment to fast-track water use licence applications is good news for independent power producers, a law firm says.
The Pretoria High Court has granted leave to appeal the Deadly Air judgement regarding toxic air pollution in the Highveld Priority Area.
Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.
The EU is firmly on its clean energy transition, with renewables and green technologies at the front and centre of new economic partnerships.
Spain is investing in South Africa’s green transition to develop renewable energy, electric vehicles and water projects.
A new climate justice documentary follows activists across Southern Africa fighting against the fossil fuel giants that threaten their communities.
South Africa’s cabinet has approved the $8.5 billion (R155 billion) plan to help the country transition away from fossil fuels.