The main difference between EVs and hybrid cars is how they are powered. An EV gets its power exclusively from electricity, while hybrid cars – as the name suggests – run on a mix.
The reality is that natural gas is an uncertain investment. Many different variables affect the price of gas on the international trading markets.
Spiralling food prices are driving inflation and squeezing household budgets. This is exacerbating poverty, hunger and debt.
Natural gas presents a risk to the success of the green energy transition, to the economy and to the country’s climate goals.
Climate finance can empower South Africa to build a greener, healthier future where it costs less to keep the lights on.
Soil erosion is a serious environmental problem in South Africa, affecting both land and water resources.
Food prices are affected by overall price inflation, but they are also an inflation driver in their own right.
South Africans have welcomed another month of much-needed relief at the petrol pump. But, the diesel price per litre is reversing the trend and has become more expensive. Why?
Time is running out for owners of large buildings to get official energy ratings.
“There are no jobs on a dead planet!” goes the old slogan. Environmental degradation is a serious risk to economic growth.
Coal’s dominance in South Africa’s electricity mix – totalling 90 per cent of electricity generation – means the rising price of coal is making bills more expensive.
Biosphere reserves are dedicated areas of ecological protection that promote solutions for sustainable development and human well-being.
The resource curse is a phenomenon that occurs when a country has an abundance of natural resources but cannot grow its economy.
South Africa suffers from crippling power outages, locally known as load shedding. In the first three months of 2021, load shedding occurred for 650 hours.
South Africa is a coal-dependent country. Coal makes up 74 per cent of the country’s total electricity supply. In the first quarter of 2021, 81.8 per cent of South Africa’s electricity came from coal.