Ferial Haffajee: It's Greta vs. Gwede as SA announces new energy plan

2019-10-20 15:59

The 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg has set a new global standard in how environmental policy is measured. With energy being an essential part of shaping sustainability, how does Energy and Mineral Resources minister Gwede Mantashe’s blueprint released on Friday measure up?

WATCH | 'Fridays for Future' - are climate strikes here to stay?

2019-09-27 11:08

A new wave of worldwide climate change protests inspired by Greta Thunberg's 'Fridays for Future' movement has got underway.

WATCH | 'Listen to the scientists' - Climate champ Greta tells US Congress

2019-09-19 12:49

Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her climate change fight to the US Congress, imploring the nation's lawmakers - several of whom are global warming sceptics - to "take real action" to avert environmental disaster.

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York

2019-08-29 11:33

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into the New York City harbour in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her 14-day journey to the US from the UK to partake in a UN climate summit next month.

WATCH | Climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York

2019-08-14 16:35

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family.


Greta Thunberg effigy hanged under Rome bridge

2019-10-08 06:12

An effigy of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg strung up under a bridge in Rome has prompted Italian authorities to open an investigation for 'aggravated threats'.

'How dare you?' - angry Greta Thunberg asks world leaders at UN

2019-09-23 21:06

A visibly angry Greta Thunberg berated world leaders as she addressed a UN climate summit, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and asking "How dare you?"

WATCH | Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty's highest human rights award

2019-09-18 10:44

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement have received Amnesty International's "Ambassadors of Conscience" award for their work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster.

Rough seas delay Greta Thunberg's arrival in New York

2019-08-27 16:37

Rough weather has delayed the arrival in New York of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who is crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht, she and her entourage said.

Greta Thunberg and 'flight shame' fuel a carbon offset boom

2019-08-12 05:00

Campaigning by climate activist Greta Thunberg and filmmaker-naturalist David Attenborough is persuading pollution-conscious fliers to try and mitigate the environmental damage caused by their flights.

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