Archive: Climate change
South Africa’s heavy coal dependence is driving a climate and health crisis — tackling both together will reap huge benefits for people and the economy.
Authorities confirm methane gas caused last month’s explosion in Johannesburg city, which killed one person and injured several others.
“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.
Strategy documents from one of the world’s largest fossil gas lobby reveal the industry’s campaigns to lock in fossil gas and stall progression to net zero worldwide. Analysis of the documents, published by the think tank InfluenceMap, shows the International Gas Union (IGU) has sought to redefine the role of gas in the face of growing […]
The three gas-to-power ships will “cost South Africa billions of rand and be loaded onto your electricity bill”, argues OUTA.
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.
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.
No wind turbines were connected to South Africa’s grid in 2022, inhibiting progress toward solving load-shedding and fossil fuel price volatility.
Wind and solar energy grew to a record 12 per cent of global electricity generation in 2022, according to a new report by Ember.
Halving emissions this decade is crucial, yet relying on coal and gas will add fuel to the fire of climate change.
A new climate justice documentary follows activists across Southern Africa fighting against the fossil fuel giants that threaten their communities.
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.