ARTICLES RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Greenland ice sheet melting faster than thought, says study

2019-06-21 09:54

Greenland's ice sheet may have completely melted within the next millennium if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate, according to a new study with implications for sea-level rise around the world.

'Hey hey, ho, ho, fossil fuels have got to go!': Youth take to the streets over climate change

2019-06-15 17:21

Hundreds of youth in Cape Town and Pretoria marched to demand that the government urgently act on climate change.

Carbon tax way too low to curb emissions, say experts

2019-06-07 07:00

Experts say the carbon tax introduced this week is so low it will have almost no effect in curbing South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions that are increasing at a rate faster than the world average.

WATCH: World's big firms see $1 trillion hit from climate change

2019-06-06 06:01

The world's biggest firms are expecting climate change to cost them over $1trn, according to a report published Tuesday.

WATCH: At 46.8 degrees, Delhi records hottest May since 2013

2019-06-01 08:02

Heat wave conditions scorched the national capital Thursday, with the Palam Observatory registering a high of 46.8 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperature recorded in May since 2013. The Palam Observatory had recorded a high of 47.2 degrees Celsi...

'We're one, we're back': Pupils renew climate action world strike

2019-05-25 08:36

Over a million students expected to join rallies in some 120 countries seeking to drive world leaders into action.

More back-to-back heat waves will come with climate change – and hospitals will be be vulnerable to the public health havoc

2019-05-23 07:19

Repetitive scorchers are already here, with heat waves and droughts currently pegged as the direct cause of roughly 20% of natural disaster deaths in the continental United States.

Tim Cook says his generation has failed by over-debating climate change

2019-05-20 06:30

The Apple chief executive told graduates at Tulane University in the US that his "generation has failed" them by fighting more than making change on issues including immigration, criminal justice and climate change.

Rosatom proposes smart water, combatting climate change

2019-05-17 16:57

At African Utility Week, the Smart Utilities division of Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom highlighted its Smart Water offer.

Australia faces 'world-first' climate change human rights case

2019-05-13 12:30

Torres Strait Islanders say Australia's failure to tackle climate change puts their homeland and culture in danger.

 

WATCH: Climate change protesters glue themselves to street in Brisbane

2019-06-18 12:39

Two climate change protesters have glued themselves to a pedestrian crossing in Queen Street Brisbane, via a connecting pipe between them.

How will choosing chicken over beef possibly help save the planet?

2019-06-12 11:13

If we could substitute beef with poultry, it would go a long way to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

How the food you eat impacts global warming and climate change

2019-06-06 15:34

On a global, national and individual level, we need to do everything we can to reduce our environmental impact, and it starts with the food on our plates.

OPINION: Carbon tax revenues could be harnessed to help South Africa's poor

2019-06-01 16:00

The negative impacts of climate change increase as the temperature increase – and the poor suffer the most, say Harald Winkler and Andrew Marquard.

Carbon tax revenues could be harnessed to help South Africa's poor

2019-06-01 07:00

Companies in South Africa will now pay a small amount each time they emit a ton of greenhouse gases. Putting a price on carbon is a key way of responding to the climate emergency.

Breaking Futures: The day of reckoning may be fast approaching

2019-05-24 12:47

So many statistics are now showing that climate change is going to pose an existential threat to the planet later this century. Yet the American leader denies there is any link between climate change and humankind, writes Clem Sunter.

BP staff work from home as Greenpeace blockades London HQ

2019-05-21 05:00

BP is continuing normal operations as employees work from home after Greenpeace put up barriers on the entrances to its London headquarters.

National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy published for public comment

2019-05-19 20:16

The draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) which according to the Department of Environmental Affairs provides a “common vision of climate change adaptation and climate resilience for the country" has been published for public comment.

Investing in the face of humanity’s greatest challenge

2019-05-13 14:02

As we battle the very real effects of climate change, it is essential to direct capital to companies that show the greatest potential in coming up with the solutions needed to address sustainability challenges.

US climate change refusal sinks Arctic declaration - delegates

2019-05-09 08:20

Members of the Arctic Council meeting in Finland's far north failed to issue their traditional final declaration due to a US refusal to mention climate change, delegates said.

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