Archive: Greenhouse gases
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.
Where governments and corporates are failing to take adequate climate action, a new report details the growing trends in litigation against them.
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 programme is the largest on the African continent for the procurement of renewable energy and resource efficiency for public facilities.
Halving emissions this decade is crucial, yet relying on coal and gas will add fuel to the fire of climate change.
Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.
Climate change is impacting agriculture, farmers’ livelihoods and the price of our food. Action is essential to safeguard food security.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) is promoted as a cleaner fuel alternative, but also comes with risks to the climate and health.
The Kyoto Protocol made history in 1997 as the first major international effort to slow climate change.
Running an electric car saves money long term, and it also means being less vulnerable to temporary price spikes and shortages of petrol and diesel.
Mpumalanga province is not typically known for wind and solar generation, but there are major advantages to encroaching on coal country.
Our fossil fuel energy system comes at a massive cost. Climate change is causing extreme temperatures, drought and catastrophic flooding.
The mission of the Department of Energy is to “regulate and transform the sector for the provision of secure, sustainable and affordable energy”.