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23 06 2022 | 19:18

AFRICA: at least six cities in a global ranking of 100 sustainable cities

Cairo, Cape Town, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Lagos and Kinshasa are among the Top 100 sustainable cities produced by the Dutch company Arcadis. According to this global ranking, all these African cities…

20 06 2022 | 12:43

Nepal to move Everest base camp from melting glacier

Nepal is preparing to move its Everest base camp because global warming and human activity are making it unsafe. The camp, used by up to 1,500 people in the spring climbing season, is situated on…

14 06 2022 | 09:15

What Can Be Done To Achieve Climate Justice For Africa

Of all continents, Africa is least responsible for climate change. It has contributed only a minute part of the greenhouse gas emissions that are responsible for the climate emergency the world faces…

14 06 2022 | 09:12

The missing piece in the clean energy puzzle

Critical to any strategy around climate change is the question of justice. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) reports on climate change mitigation and its impacts…

14 06 2022 | 08:56

ESG case study: South Africa’s SA Taxi attracts new set of investors

By agreeing to a far-reaching set of social goals, the JSE-listed company was able to improve their cost of capital and attract the attention of a new set of institutional investors.

08 06 2022 | 06:15

Al Thumama Stadium Wins GSAS Certifications for Sustainability

Al Thumama Stadium has earned the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) 5-Star certification. This adds Al Thumama Stadium to other FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 venues that earned the…

03 06 2022 | 13:46

AFRICITIES 2022: what concrete commitments for the future of intermediate cities?

Among the commitments made at the Africities summit held from 17 to 21 May 2022 in the Kenyan city of Kisumu, the leaders of local authorities and economic players agreed to promote green mobility,…

02 06 2022 | 10:48

What ‘greenwashing’ is (and how to spot it)

What ‘greenwashing’ is (and how to spot it) Greenwashing isn’t about getting your dishes clean using the least amount of water. Nor is it an innovative way to clean vegetables. No, it’s much more…

26 05 2022 | 07:33

The banks collapsed in 2008 – and our food system is about to do the same

For the past few years, scientists have been frantically sounding an alarm that governments refuse to hear: the global food system is beginning to look like the global financial system in the run-up…

16 05 2022 | 18:51

Sasol investigates viability of sustainable aviation fuel production

Sasol ecoFT has signed a letter of intent with Sollefteā municipality in collaboration with Sweden’s energy company Uniper, to investigate the possibility of establishing an industry-scale production…

13 05 2022 | 11:51

AFRICA: FAO proposes three forestry solutions to overcome multiple crises

In the 2022 edition of "The State of the World's Forests", the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines three forestry solutions and their itineraries, to get the world…

13 05 2022 | 11:17

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns…

13 05 2022 | 11:00

Football must do more to tackle climate change: this is how clubs and fans can help

Climate change is a defining global issue, and football is not exempt. Roughly a quarter of England’s 92 league clubs could be regularly flooded within the next three decades, and the average…

17 11 2021 | 14:46

Tobacco use falling: WHO urges countries to invest in helping more people to quit tobacco

16 November - The fourth WHO global tobacco trends report released today, shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users globally compared to 1.32 billion in 2015. This number is expected to drop to…

12 11 2021 | 11:58

How ‘Cool Roofs’ Can Help Fight Climate Change

Painted rooftops reflect the heat instead of absorbing it, reducing the need for air-conditioning and cutting greenhouse gases. Last summer, New York City endured three heat waves and many days when…

03 11 2021 | 14:12

New partnerships for Africa & SIDS put climate equity, resilience and nature at the top of COP’s climate action agenda

Today, as delegates gather in Glasgow for the second day of COP26, real economy leaders join Heads of State on stage at the city’s SEC centre to launch new partnerships that will catalyze finance and…

21 10 2021 | 10:10

UK’s net zero plan falls short on ambition and funding, say critics

Government says strategy would create 440,000 jobs, but Treasury warns taxes may need to rise to fund changes. The UK government’s long-awaited strategy for reaching net zero emissions falls short…

20 10 2021 | 13:23

COP26: Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions

It's two weeks until the start of the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow - one of the biggest ever world meetings on how to tackle global warming. But what's it all about? BBC News environment…