OPINION | A world ablaze: declaring a climate emergency

2019-09-17 18:30

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.

Greenhouse gases from new coal power stations will add R28bn to emission reduction bill

2018-09-28 11:27

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 climate talks wrap up as US stands firm on fossil fuels

2017-11-17 11:03

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.

Climate talks enter 2nd week as report shows emissions rise

2017-11-14 05:33

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.

Trump 'proud' of leaving Paris climate deal

2017-06-30 08:12

US President Donald Trump has strongly defended his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, declaring himself "proud" of the move.

SA disappointed in Trump's Paris climate accord withdrawal

2017-06-02 20:40

South Africa has urged US President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to leave the historic Paris climate accord.

Trump's Paris exit leaves him isolated from C-Suites to Capitals

2017-06-02 11:53

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.


Macron vows to stay course on climate after France protests

2018-11-27 22:13

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday tried to take the heat out of mass anti-government protests.

SA power plant listed 4th dirtiest in world's 'Dirty Dozen'

2017-12-12 14:57

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.

Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

2017-11-15 08:41

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.

UN climate talks resume with wary eyes on Trump's America

2017-11-03 19:14

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.

Trump turbo-charges the fight against climate change

2017-06-12 05:00

US President Donald Trump may turn out to be our best weapon ever in the fight for a liveable climate, says Mandi Smallhorne.

US now a rogue state and climate villain, world tells Trump

2017-06-02 16:56

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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