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'Green consumerism' – a push to buy gifts produced in ways that protect the natural environment, is likely to bring joy to gift-givers and recipients alike, a new Canadian study suggests.
Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain.
Fossil fuel subsidies are the enemies of the green economy and of social development, delegates heard at a ministerial green economy gathering in Cape Town.
It is critical to train SA's population for the future in such a way as to enable them to participate in the economy, says an economist at the University of Pretoria.
The jobs of the future might not always geographically be where the old jobs were centred, says the director general of the International Labour Organisation.
Kumi Naidoo, secretary general of Amnesty International, was speaking in Cape Town about climate change and the green economy.
The decision to decommission coal-fired plants is economic, and fits future plans, explains Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.
Dock-less bike sharing platform oBike is is launching in ten further countries as part of its growth plans.
With support, a little ingenuity and a thriving green economy we may offer solutions to some of SA’s major socioeconomic and environmental challenges, says François Bonnici.
China's banks have provided a total of $1.09 trillion in "green credit" , the banking regulator said.
In the quest to decarbonise world economies, the global demand for copper could rise substantially. The reason? Its unique properties make it a metal that can play a role in reducing carbon emissions.
That bespoke necklace or twee craft you buy on Etsy’s marketplace now comes with a pledge that some of the fuel burned to get it to your door is being offset by green investments.
Transitioning to a low carbon economy is essential for the South African economy, says a UN representative.
Sustainable investment is a theme whose time has come, but it is currently more like an "echo chamber" of people who already believe in the cause, says the CEO of the JSE.
There are only a few years left for SA to implement practical solutions for a green economy, says Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane.
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Independent power producer projects fail the test for a "just transition" from fossil fuel, says NUMSA general secretary Irvin Jim.
The power utility’s refusal to sign contracts with independent power producers (IPP) is placing jobs in the renewable energy sector at risk.
A special ministerial committee will be set up to investigate Eskom’s concerns about renewable energy, and whether the power utility’s concerns about the high cost of it have substance.
33% of the world's population may suffer from water scarcity. Here are 5 reasons to consider taking the Green Monday SA pledge.
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