Fossil fuel subsidies are the enemy of the green economy - minister

2019-01-16 22:45

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.

South Africa's first electric game drive vehicles are so quiet they’re freaking out animals

2018-12-12 18:21

Thanks to custom-made motors based on Tesla batteries, these open-top viewing vehicles are sneaking up on animals near the Kruger.

Are avocados more detrimental to the environment than beef?

2018-12-06 13:00

Your favourite steak from a local farmer is far more sustainable to the environment than a single imported avocado you're purchasing.

World Fisheries Day: Do you consume seafood sustainably?

2018-11-21 11:35

It's World FIsheries Day on 21 November and Hanlie Gouws shares some eye-opening stats about the state of the world's oceans.

Fish with a story - Abalobi is the app that helps local chefs source seafood

2018-09-06 17:12

A locally developed app is changing the way that local chefs connect with fishermen and -women and the winner is you, the guest!

The search for South Africa’s most sustainable restaurant is now on

2018-08-07 15:43

Entries are now open for the country’s most prestigious accolade for sustainable restaurants.

WATCH: How one man's junk food project feeds over 1 million people

2018-06-26 14:35

In this week’s edition of living sustainably, we meet Adam Smith a young man who is tackling the world’s food waste problem.

Plastic, not fantastic: Why our oceans need you, me and everyone in between

2018-06-09 09:15

What does a technology provider have to do with the health of the oceans? Quite a lot, as it turns out, writes David Lear.

What is responsible investment?

2018-04-18 22:37

There is a growing awareness of a need for responsible investing by individual and institutional investors, says a responsible investment specialist.

Five new green ratings for V&A Waterfront buildings

2018-03-15 17:38

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town was awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council of South Africa.

 

Beware of talking in an 'echo chamber' about sustainable investment - JSE CEO

2019-01-12 14:39

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.

Chris Bryant: Glencore's Glasenberg places a dirty $36bn bet

2018-12-06 19:19

Higher US bond yields have made the payouts offered by most stocks look pretty underwhelming lately. Not so Glencore, whose implied yield is startlingly high even though it’s throwing off cash like it’s going out of fashion, says Chris Bryant.

WATCH: Helsinki food festival serves up maggots and crickets to save the environment

2018-11-30 11:58

Finnish chefs are betting that sustainable insect cuisine will be the sustainable protein of the future.

What if your Zara clothes were vegan friendly and made of bark and beans?

2018-10-18 17:49

Could vegan leather replace animal leather?

Meet the women turning plastic waste into a communal fortune they can use to pay school fees and feed other kids

2018-09-05 16:00

These recyclers are leading SA’s drive for environmental sustainability.

Pick 'n Pay aims to create another 15 000 jobs in 3 years

2018-07-31 10:00

While South Africa is not over the worst yet, the country is heading in a decidedly more optimistic direction, says Pick 'n Pay chairperson Gareth Ackerman.

SAB brews plans to sweeten AB InBev tie-up deal

2018-06-14 15:26

SAB briefed Parliament on its progress in meeting the conditions for its merger with global brewery giant AB InBev.

Nuclear will not solve SA's energy problems - resource expert

2018-05-16 23:00

Almost every ecosystem on earth has figured out how to grow and develop while contributing to the system they live in, explains a bio-mimicry expert.

These are the 5 biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2018-04-06 12:56

These five wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

Civil servants' pee will be used to water a new green feature in Cape Town

2018-03-14 08:55

A new 'dome of plants' is planned for the Cape Town foreshore.

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