Archive: Global warming
South Africa’s cabinet has approved the $8.5 billion (R155 billion) plan to help the country transition away from fossil fuels. The deal will formally be unveiled at the COP27 conference in Egypt next month. It was at the previous COP in Scotland where a group of rich countries announced the package. Negotiations on how the […]
The main greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide (CO2), produced by burning fossil fuels. South Africa is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases on the African continent.
Greenhouse gases are gases that trap heat in the atmosphere. This can be any gas that absorbs infrared radiation and contributes to the Earth’s warming or the greenhouse effect.