Andreas Späth

Eskom: killing us softly

2015-03-02 10:09

Some of South Africa’s dirtiest companies don’t seem to feel the need to comply with the country’s air pollution regulations and now government has given them the right to continue to poison the air we breathe, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Desalination: the answer to our water crisis?

2015-02-23 10:34 9 comments | 1808 views

Not only is the country’s water infrastructure in need of refurbishment, but access to sufficiently large quantities of potable water is becoming a problem, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Climate change: Trees to the rescue

2015-02-16 11:08 10 comments | 921 views

Humans have been unintentionally practicing geoengineering for centuries, pumping all manner of pollution into the environment without knowing the impact of these actions, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Why are almonds so expensive?

2015-02-09 07:51 9 comments | 4458 views

If you’re fond of nibbling almonds you’ll have asked yourself more than once why they are so darned expensive, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Is the future of cars green?

2014-12-09 07:37 1 comments | 510 views

Does the future of transportation involve an inexhaustible fuel that produces pure water vapour as its only emission, asks Andreas Wilson-Späth.

The green economy works

2014-11-24 16:10 5 comments | 635 views

The prospect of a planet not wrecked by climate chaos is enough of an incentive to have us move from our existing fossil fuel driven economy to a greener alternative, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Who is exterminating Africa’s elephants?

2014-11-10 12:35 7 comments | 1390 views

If we can’t save Africa’s elephants, what chance do we have of saving anything else, asks Andreas Wilson-Späth

 

The Great Seawall off China

2014-12-01 12:57 6 comments | 2394 views

An system of seawalls has been built along the coast of mainland China. Its function is to reclaim land from the ocean and put it to profitable use in the country’s ballooning economy, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Are you financing the fossil fuel industry?

2014-11-17 08:12 9 comments | 848 views

Your money may well be helping to fund the global fossil fuel industry that’s at the heart of the problem, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Fracking the ocean

2014-11-03 14:00 5 comments | 1902 views

Offshore fracking shares many of the risks inherent in fracking on land and adds others that are unique to the marine environment, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

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