The Terminator will be back - this time to talk about Day Zero

2018-11-16 11:36

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back – and heading to Cape Town to talk about Day Zero.

2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

2018-11-03 11:28

2017 has been flagged as the costliest year on record for natural disasters, according to international insurer Aon Benfield's latest Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report.

Cape Town halting plans for desalination plants raises serious questions

2018-10-30 09:53

The decision by the City of Cape Town to halt the roll-out of water desalination plants because our dams are more than 70% full is most astonishing, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

These teens and young adults want their day in court on climate change

2018-10-25 14:38

21 young people have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government. Juliana v. United States challenges U.S. energy policies, stating they are destabilising the climate and violating established constitutional rights to personal security. It is her, and her peers', future after all.

'Himalayan Viagra' under threat from climate change - researchers

2018-10-23 13:27

A prized caterpillar fungus that is more valuable than gold and is nicknamed "Himalayan Viagra" in Asia, where it is seen as a wonder drug, is becoming harder to find due to climate change, researchers said.

Trump questions climate change during hurricane damage tour

2018-10-16 20:26

US President Donald Trump met with victims of Hurricane Michael in devastated areas of Florida and Georgia but again cast doubt on the scientific consensus that climate change is caused by human activity.

The 12-year time limit that could end apathy over climate change

2018-10-14 09:47

Many governments find it easy to place climate change on the back burner, but a new report carries a stark enough warning to make most sit up and take notice, says Melanie Gosling.

What SA can do to aid the fight against climate change

2018-10-11 10:21

The moment of truth has come. How the new report by leading climate scientists about Paris goals relates to South Africa's electricity plan, writes Andree Boehling.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-09 05:36

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 9, 2018.

Bangladesh kids turn the tide on climate change aboard floating schools

2018-10-05 07:27

Mosammat Rekha's older cousins grew up unable to read and write, their tiny village so frequently cut off from the nearest school by floods that would rise suddenly in their remote corner of disaster-prone Bangladesh.


Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'

2018-11-15 10:10

Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at "extreme risk" of the threats posed by climate change, according to a new analysis.

Climate change is coming for your beer

2018-11-03 09:47

Climate change has fuelled raging wildfires around the world, bleached coral reefs and intensified hurricanes — and now it's coming for beer and fries, says Olivia DeSmit.

China, France launch satellite to study climate change

2018-10-29 12:16

The first Franco-Chinese satellite was launched into orbit to study ocean surface winds and waves around the clock, better predict cyclones and improve scientists' understanding of climate change.

Climate change swelling Central American migration to US - experts

2018-10-25 05:16

Deepening climate change will swell Central American migration to the United States, the region's environment ministers and experts warned Tuesday as a caravan of mostly Honduran migrants trekked towards the US border in defiance of President Donald

There is an energy revolution on the way - Stellenbosch Professor

2018-10-21 20:45

Renewables are much cheaper than fossil fuels and investment in renewables have increased, says Sustainable Development Professor Mark Swilling.

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

2018-10-15 11:36

US President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again".

WATCH: Just 100 Companies Are Responsible for 70% of Global Emissions

2018-10-13 10:26

100 companies control the future of our world and environment as we know it.

What latest assessment on global warming means for southern Africa

2018-10-10 11:35

For hot, dry and water-stressed countries like Botswana and Namibia, high temperatures and droughts will be more severe than the global average, writes The Conversation.

Avoiding climate chaos means 'unprecedented' change - UN report

2018-10-08 15:20

The UN's 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime to finalise a report outlining stark options – all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale – for avoiding climate chaos.

Climate changing faster than feared, but why are we surprised?

2018-10-04 21:21

Nearly every day, peer-reviewed studies on global warming warn that deadly impacts will come sooner and hit harder than once thought.

Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

Cluster Financial Manager

Cape Town
Network Finance
R950 000.00 - R1 000 000.00 Per Year

SQL Reporter

Cape Town
Communicate Cape Town IT
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.