Five priorities for greener travel industry - report

2015-11-11 06:40

A new report outlines five priority areas for the travel and tourism industry to support the overall target of halving carbon emissions by 2035.

Giant floating wind farm gets ok in Scotland

2015-11-02 22:03

The Scottish government has given the go-ahead to Britain's floating offshore wind farm project, which could power 19 000 households.

Green Monday launches in South Africa

2015-10-13 15:54

Sacrifice one day to change the planet.

WATCH: How wind energy can get cleaner

2015-10-03 09:00

Manufacturing localisation of wind turbines is essential to balance the overall carbon footprint of the wind energy sector, says Fossil Free SA’s David le Page.

VW to start firings over emissions scandal

2015-09-24 14:49

Volkswagen will start firing people responsible for rigging US emissions tests and shake up management on Friday.

Includes Pictures: Bev Mortimer enters Thyspunt cauldron – nature vs nuclear

2015-09-23 15:18

With nuclear all consequences need to considered, and that just doesn’t seem to be the case as with Thyspunt Nature Reserve, an area demarcated for nuclear development.

'Win back lost trust' - VW on emissions scandal

2015-09-22 15:39

'It is and remains the top priority of VW to win back lost trust,' says Volkswagen in response to the automaker's emissions scandal.

UPDATE: Huge VW, Audi recall: Billions in fines

2015-09-20 16:44

US regulators say software in Volkswagen/Audi vehicles gave false emissions data and that the automaker could face billions in fines.

Eskom scoops top award

2015-08-28 10:05

Eskom has been honoured for preserving the environment and harnessing the country’s natural resources, as well as for its social investment commitment.

I challenge you to recycle for 3 days

2015-08-20 14:01

Then you will see how much plastic you really use.


Toyota to stop selling petrol-powered cars by 2050?

2015-11-05 09:19

Toyota, under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasoline vehicles by 2050, only hybrids and fuel cells, to radically reduce emissions.

Not under construction: Thyspunt nuclear site a burglar, poacher paradise

2015-10-20 08:35

Eskom has fenced off Thyspunt but that does not mean the proposed nuclear project is under way. Bev Mortimer takes a closer look at the Thyspunt saga.

Will new emissions tests make diesel cars too expensive?

2015-10-12 15:38

A rushed and overly tough change to European emissions tests, in the wake of the cheating scandal at Volkswagen, could make diesel vehicles too expensive.

Sweden to send VW pollution tax bill?

2015-10-02 09:27

Sweden may send a tax bill to Volkswagen for undeclared pollution of its diesel vehicles after it admitted fitting some 11 million with pollution cheating devices.

NOx gasses in diesel cars: Why are they so dangerous?

2015-09-23 18:24

Nitrogen oxides, poisonous gases that contribute to suffocating smog, are found in the fumes of diesel cars like the ones VW has admitted to fitting with emissions-cheating software.

Emissions scandal: Porsche head to replace VW chief?

2015-09-22 19:06

As Volkswagen continues to reel from its emissions scandal, it's believed CEO Martin Winterkorn could be replaced, according to German media reports.

VW chief on emissions scandal: 'We screwed up'

2015-09-22 12:20

'In my German words, we totally screwed up,' says VW USA chief Michael Horn in response to the automaker's emissions scandal.

JLR reveals three electric car concepts

2015-09-10 07:36

Jaguar Land Rover has shown three vehicles illustrating their future endeavours to low and zero emission motoring. Check these exciting concepts.

How recycling can help the community

2015-08-20 14:01

A reader shares how she has incorporated community service into her recycling regime.

How I made recycling part of my routine

2015-08-20 14:01

People complain about recycling, but once you get into it, there is no turning back.

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