Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The debate of whether climate change is real or not, is passé. Our planet is in crisis and the only fitting response is one of great courage, writes Bukelwa Nzimande.
The proposed Thabametsi and Khanyisa coal-fired power stations would add R28bn to South Africa’s costs to fulfill the commitments under the Paris Agreement, says an environmental rights group.
UN negotiations on implementing the Paris climate change agreement wrap up after two weeks of talks that were slowed down by the United States defending the use of fossil fuels.
Talks aimed at agreeing the rules countries have to play by in global efforts to curb climate change are going into their second week, with observers hoping that a meeting of ministers will provide a political boost.
US President Donald Trump has strongly defended his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, declaring himself "proud" of the move.
South Africa has urged US President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to leave the historic Paris climate accord.
The response to President Donald Trump’s announcement he was exiting the Paris climate accord and wanted to renegotiate on his terms was immediate: The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said no.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday tried to take the heat out of mass anti-government protests.
The Thabametsi project has been listed as one of the twelve dirtiest fossil fuel projects in the world, which environmental groups say still attract vast volumes of public finances.
The leaders of France and Germany will lead a diplomatic charge to reinvigorate UN climate talks clouded by Washington's rejection of a planet rescue plan backed by the rest of the world.
Nations that adopted the Paris Agreement two years ago, regroup soon amid grim omens of climate peril and with an anxious eye on the United States.
US President Donald Trump may turn out to be our best weapon ever in the fight for a liveable climate, says Mandi Smallhorne.
Despite US president Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his nation from the historic Paris Agreement, analysts say that the Paris Agreement will continue.
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