Malema tried to show that by inviting him to the SONA, the ANC had endorsed his views about apartheid, writes Adriaan Basson.
The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the entire world's economic output, an environmental research group said on Wednesday.
South Africa's top polluter, struggling state-owned power utility Eskom, says it could take two decades to install the technology needed to comply with stricter emissions rules that come into force in April.
The air quality in Melbourne last week was the worst in the world, but conditions are improving as the Grand Slam tennis tournament gets underway.
The city says it has employed additional staff to assist in central clean-ups to mop up the problem for now.
After heavy rain tons of plastic was sent downstream to crash in the waves off the Umgeni River Mouth, in Durban.
Australia's Prime Minister has denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.
On a small fishing boat out in the Baltic Sea, Pekka Kotilainen rifles through buckets of fishing gear, mixed with rubbish and mussel shells.
Shipowners say they are trying to cut their heavy-polluting industry's impact on the environment by using cleaner energy - but some have stalled over limiting the speed of ships.
The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals.
Italian officials warned Rome's burgeoning garbage crisis constituted a health risk, as rat control services worked overtime and the waste collection company board resigned.
Reasonable progress was being made to resolve the polluted Vaal River system, the human settlements, water and sanitation portfolio committee has said.
Residents of Ward 42 in Gugulethu in Cape Town say they have become mosquito food after an infestation of insects at the nearby canal, which has not been cleaned for almost a year.
The guilty substances? Candles, cats and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), according to a recent study.
Water quality results at Bakoven, following a sewage discharge during load shedding, indicate that the water is within the acceptable guidelines for recreational use as stipulated by the Department of Environmental Affairs.
An ingenious creator has invented stylish eyewear using upcycled denim in an aim to tackle fast fashion pollution.
A remote wildlife sanctuary near Hawaii is littered with carcasses of seabirds that died after eating plastic debris that circulates nearby in the Pacific Ocean.
After India's biggest firework party of the year, Delhi awoke to a pollution hangover with the capital forced to breathe hazardous levels of toxic particles.
South African troops have suspended work to rehabilitate the water system that serves Gauteng because of a lack of funds.
Faraj al-Doukali hastened to unload the dozens of rubbish bags from his van onto a sidewalk dump in Siyahiya, a residential district west of the Libyan capital.
Numerous attempts by Msunduzi to curb illegal dumping have failed to yield sustainable results as perpetrators continue to dump even after the City has cleaned and erected signs warning them against it.
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