Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has told COP28 that the transition at Komati was not just.
Two studies ordered by South Africa’s government into the impact of air pollution on community and child health showed emission limits it imposed on companies that emit the toxins are insufficient.
The fashion industry’s enormous waste problem is pushing governments, particularly in Europe, towards ambitious recycling targets.
Developing countries should not carry the burden of financing climate action, President Cyril Ramaphosa tells world leaders at COP28.
For the first time in its almost 30-year history, the UN climate summit, COP28, will have health issues at the centre of its talks, with 65 countries’ health ministers attending the global meeting.
The UK’s development finance institution, British International Investment, has announced a R125 million investment in two 140MW wind farms in the Northern and Eastern Cape.
There are only around 40 of the animals left in the world, conservationists say.
South Africa is part of a group of countries that have raised concerns that some “unilateral trade measures” related to climate change may have a negative impact on their sustainable development.
As the United Nations’ climate summit kicks off this week, News24 sat down with climate scientist Dr Christopher Trisos to discuss how COP28 impacts South Africa and its climate future.
Hotter temperatures are impacting the performance of some power stations, with the Matimba power station in Limpopo being the most affected.
Eskom has to replenish diesel and dam levels which has pushed load shedding to Stage 6.
The Just Energy Transition Investment Plan was approved by the government this week after months of delays.
Karpowership SA says it has been granted environmental authorisation for its proposed 320 MW Saldanha Bay project.
Civil society organisations are appealing Karpowership SA’s environmental authorisation for its proposed Richards Bay power plant.
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Six South African defendants have reached an agreement with Mineral Commodities Ltd.
A new 97.5MW solar PV farm will help power Sasol’s and Air Liquide’s Secunda operations.
South Africa may hold bid rounds for projects such as desalination plants and water-reuse projects, the head of the new Water Partnership Office said, as it seeks to boost private investment.
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A five-year programme to clear alien invasive species is expected to create over 38 000 work opportunities annually while helping to address climate impacts.
While El Niño will bring drier conditions, given below-normal rainfall, we can still experience severe thunderstorms.
Banks and other financiers should withdraw their support of TotalEnergies’ $20 billion (R367 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Mozambique, environmental lobby groups urged in a letter sent to more than two dozen project funders on Friday.