Australian premier won't ban new coal mines

2015-10-27 18:00

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected calls to ban new coal mines in the country, saying it will make no difference to world carbon emissions.

WATCH: Parliament submits plan to lower SA's carbon emissions

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs recently held public hearings on climate change. Watch.

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EU tightening auto emission tests to prevent cheating

2015-09-26 21:06

The EU decided to change its diesel car emission tests to prevent the sort of rigging used by German auto giant Volkswagen after discrepancies in the results, EU sources say.

China's emissions overestimated says study

2015-08-19 22:02

The United Nations and other international bodies have vastly overestimated China's greenhouse gas emissions over the last decade or more, according to a new study.

Start now for cheaper carbon-free growth - World Bank - TRFN

2015-05-12 07:52

Countries around the world can move their economies onto a path that cuts net emissions of climate-changing gases to zero at an affordable cost but they should start now, the World Bank says.

Obama 2016 budget urges emission cuts

2015-02-02 13:00

President Barack Obama proposes $7.4bn to fund clean energy technologies and a $4bn fund to encourage US to make faster cuts to emissions from power plants.

'Real change happens at home' - here's how to reduce your carbon footprint

We're joined in studio by Happy Khambule and Neoka Naidoo from Project 90 by 2030 who talk to us about what we can do to reduce our carbon footprint. Watch.

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New natural wonder: Giant living SA flag

2014-10-28 12:31

A huge South African flag, made up of millions of coloured desert plants and solar panels, will soon be visible in the Karoo – and from space.

Ikea may tighten carbon rules

2014-10-13 16:00

Leading furniture retailer Ikea may introduce an internal carbon emissions price in order to protect the environment and create a "new and better" company.

UN climate talks fracture over carbon markets

2014-06-16 20:00

The use of carbon markets to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions was dealt a blow after two weeks of UN talks ended in deadlock.


World, business leaders call for global carbon pricing policies

2015-10-21 10:45

Heads of state have joined forces with cities and corporations to call for wider adoption of carbon pricing policies ahead of the UN climate change summit.

SA pledges to peak its greenhouse gases by 2025

2015-09-28 07:27

SA says it will need funding of R41.7bn a year for 10 years to invest in renewable electricity and R4.85trn for 40 years to totally decarbonise its power industry.

Minister to brief cabinet on climate change plan

2015-09-15 11:02

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa will shortly present SA's climate change plan to cabinet ahead of a UN convention on a new climate change deal.

Obama in political, legal storm with new power rules

2015-08-04 20:48

President Barack Obama has launched the first-ever climate rules for US power plants, calling for sweeping reductions in carbon emissions and provoking protests.

First carbon auction to help Australia meet pledge

2015-04-24 08:47

Australia says its plan to pay polluters to reduce carbon emissions blamed for climate change was off to a good start and would help the nation become a world leader.

It's not too late to reduce SA's carbon output - expert

As reports and studies suggest 2014 was the hottest year on record, we speak to Project 90 by 2030's Gray Maguire about global warming in the South African context. Watch.

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Australia reaches climate compromise

2014-10-29 10:35

Australia's government has reached a deal with independent senators and a key opposition party to secure support for a fund to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

EU compromises on new climate change deal

2014-10-24 10:25

European Union leaders have struck a deal on a target to cut carbon emissions, but critics warn compromises have undermined the fight against climate change.

Britain set to curb carbon emissions by 50%

2014-07-22 14:00

The British government has vowed to stick with a goal to curb emissions by 2027 to 50% of the 1990 levels.

Calculating a building's green credentials

2014-06-13 17:13

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has published a methodology to calculate the total carbon emitted for a building.

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