ARTICLES RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The climate change threat to Victoria Falls

2019-10-12 07:15

Receding water levels at Kariba Dam have meant the two countries that generate electricity from it have to look elsewhere for power supplies. But if climate change has its way, the two countries might lose another key economic contributor and major tourist attraction - Victoria Falls.

8 Foods that are good for climate change

2019-10-10 13:48

Tired of feeling swak about the planet? Now you can do your bit for the climate crisis with clever food choices.

Trump fights impeachment | Church 'covering up' sex abuse: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-09 07:40

White House refuses to co-operate with impeachment inquiry | Church accused of covering up priest's paternity; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

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'.

Women bear the brunt of climate change, says gender organisation

2019-10-01 15:38

Women bear the brunt of climate change because they are more acutely subject to poverty, says organisation Gender Links.

WATCH | Climate change forcing Peruvian coffee farmers to abandon the bean

2019-10-01 10:17

Farmers in Peru are abandoning growing coffee for more resilient crops as they are hit by diseases triggered by climate change and historically low prices. WATCH NOW.

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.

Cape Town activist wants to teach climate literacy

2019-09-25 07:37

Climate literacy - this is what a Cape Town teenager and activist Ayakha Melithafa wants to teach South Africans, especially those living in poorer communities.

Biggest banks sit out new industry commitment on climate goals

2019-09-23 05:00

Only two of the world’s 10 biggest banks joined the coalition of 130 global financial firms in agreeing to align their business with international efforts to address climate change and other environmental issues.

OPINION: Hey, EU, don’t make climate promises you can't keep

2019-09-21 10:25

Given Europe's economic divergence, the new EU Commission president has set some unrealistic goals, says Leonid Bershidsky.

 

Climate change protesters demonstrate outside Mantashe’s department

2019-10-11 21:06

Global movement against human-caused climate change steps up its South African presence

Climate protesters vow to 'occupy' London airport

2019-10-09 17:15

Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion have vowed to "occupy and shut down" a London airport that connects to the British capital's global financial hub.

Greta Thunberg leads rally | Trump defends Syria troop decision: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-08 07:20

Greta Thunberg leads South Dakota climate rally | Trump doubles down on decision to withdraw troops; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

China's coal power giants charge ahead into climate risks

2019-10-07 11:50

China’s top six listed coal-power generators are failing to respond to climate change, lagging international peers and leaving them misaligned with Beijing’s broader environmental policies, according to a sustainability and governance risk consultant.

Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica, but is it normal?

2019-10-01 15:09

A massive iceberg broke off Antarctica in recent days, but the event is part of a normal cycle and is not related to climate change, scientists say.

SA miners may struggle to secure enough water - Moody's

2019-09-27 12:40

High water stress will to lead to increased capital spending and operating costs, as companies look to 'lock down sustainable water sources'.

SA companies, cities join fight against climate crisis

2019-09-26 20:32

South African businesses and municipalities have signed up for a new global initiative – the Alliance for Climate Action - to push for accelerated climate action.

Trump slammed for trolling Greta Thunberg climate speech

2019-09-25 05:12

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg responded to US President Donald Trump's mocking of her online by embracing his words on her Twitter page.

Environmental activists get down and dirty on mass cleanup day

2019-09-21 20:20

Thousands of volunteers wielding nets and bin bags scoured coasts, parks and riverbanks across the globe in a litter-picking drive highlighting the vast quantity of trash dumped worldwide, a day after mass international climate protests.

#ClimateStrike: 'You'll die of old age. I'll die of climate change,' SA protesters warn

2019-09-20 21:58

In cities across South Africa people protested to raise awareness of climate change, reports GroundUp.

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