10.12.2019 07:56 pm
However, Climate Action Tracker said SA would ‘still complete nearly 6GW of costly coal capacity currently under construction and commission another 1.5GW of new coal capacity by 2030’.
Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says South Africa is committed to enhancing its nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to address climate change through present and upcoming legislation.
The group organised a protest outside the JSE on Black Friday to demonstrate the seriousness of pursuing a carbon-based economy.
The protests have taken on extra urgency in Australia, as drought and unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented bushfires.
The carcass was later towed to the deep sea where it was released.
Despite some challenges, the City claims that public recycling programmes in Cape Town have processed more than 589,000 tons of plastic since their start in 2004.
14,500 wildfires were recorded across the province in the year to end-March this year, with over forty deaths recorded since October 2018.
A days-old giraffe calf was found abandoned and in bad shape, but thanks to expert care, love, and a new furry best friend, Jazz is making good progress.
South Africa is experiencing a drought with only sporadic rain in some parts of the country expected throughout summer.
According to Lourens, if a pup is born too early, their lungs are underdeveloped, which results in them only surviving between 24 and 48 hours.
Durban-Pietermaritzburg river pollution is a microcosm of nationwide water pollution control failures.
A clean up operation is being organised for Saturday as the mangroves suffocate under a mountain of plastic and waste.
The operation began on Monday with an eight-hour drive from South Africa’s Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife game reserve.
About 250 tons of trash have already been taken out of the Hennops River, while a tree-catching net has now also been installed.