ARTICLES RELATING TO CARBON FOOTPRINT

The missing link in the inspiring SONA

2019-02-12 08:48

Our existing socio-economic development model has proven not equal to the task of undoing the inherited and growing inequities of our colour coded society. The solution lies elsewhere, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' spent by next week: report

2017-08-02 12:42

Humanity will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by next week, said a report.

Aviation execs focus on new carbon offset mechanism

2016-10-21 17:45

Executives in the Southern African aviation industry are discussing the ramifications of a newly-approved global carbon offset mechanism for international aviation.

Aviation carbon agreement a step closer

2016-09-06 18:21

The International Air Transport Association has expressed optimism for an agreement on a Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.

Bank employees convicted in emissions scam

2016-06-13 19:04

A German court has found six former Deutsche Bank employees guilty of evading taxes on trading carbon emission certificates.

Brazil needs green taxes, conservation staff

2015-11-05 13:15

Brazil's sharp reduction of deforestation in the Amazon has cut its carbon footprint 40% since 2000, but the country must do more to reach a sustainable environment.

Carbon footprint of shoes damaging environment

2013-05-23 08:21

Study finds the bulk of shoes’ carbon footprint comes from manufacturing processes.

 

It's drawdown or game over - environmental activist

2018-10-07 17:27

We can't just 'mitigate' global warming - we must reverse it, says renowned environmental activist Paul Hawken. And, he adds, the top ways to do this surprise you: eat more plants, support smallholders, and educate girls.

Farm workers turn carbon credits into cash

2016-12-30 15:41

A game-changer in Western Cape agriculture has seen farm workers benefiting from carbon credits earned through a climate change mitigation initiative.

Airlines hail historic carbon agreement

2016-10-06 19:04

The member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization have agreed to implement the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.

Kia dedicated to the environment, reduces carbon footprint

2016-07-15 07:16

With more emphasis being placed on preserving the Earth, Kia is doing its part to for the 'green cause'.

COP-gate: SA’s 137-delegation. Burns taxpayer funds, fuels carbon footprint.

2015-12-11 07:17

It's incredible to think that the South African government is so focused on climate change that it had to send a 137-member delegation to Paris.

Biofuel from desert plants grown with seawater

2014-01-31 15:29

Aerospace giant Boeing said they would start field trials after recording progress in making biofuel from desert plants fed with seawater.

10 Green Getaways

2010-07-07 09:04

Now you can combine sustainability with style, off-set your carbon footprint without sacrificing luxury, and enjoy a wilderness break without having to ‘rough it’.

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