Climate Change

When The People Of Kerala Refused To Let The City Drown

They were the heaviest rains the city had seen in nearly a century. More than 5.4 million people from the Indian state of Kerala...

Here’s How Plastic Is Destroying Our Ocean

On June 5th, World Environment Day was celebrated. It marks the day on which the United Nations (UN) uses to encourage awareness and action...

9 Changes You Can Make To Be More Environmentally-Conscious

The way you live has a profound impact on the environment. It affects the weather, the quality of air you breathe, the survival of...

Why Numsa and NUM Hate The New Independent Power Producers Deal

On Wednesday, energy minister Jeff Radebe signed a R55.92 billion contract with 27 independent renewable energy power producers which is set to produce more...

Day Zero Preparations Could Have A Severe Ecological Impact

The City of Cape Town has managed to push back Day Zero, the moment when municipal water supply would be cut for most households...

Can I Have A Straw With That?

We are currently facing a huge environmental crisis worldwide - the impacts of plastic on the environment are not only a problem in developing...

The ‘Save Water’ Mascot Is A Lot

The Department of Water and Sanitation along with five other organisations revealed the #SaveWater mascot called Splash on Thursday. This was part of the...

South Africa Does Not Need The Help of Israel To Solve...

A number of articles have been written by Zionists telling Capetonians they would have water had they taken help from Israel. An editorial in...

Not just Cape Town – How SA faces a bleak water...

The Institute for Security Studies released a report on Monday detailing how the water crisis in South Africa is much bigger than Cape Town....

How Cape universities are planning for water restrictions and #DayZero

Universities in Cape Town have a predicament on their hands. They have to somehow facilitate thousands of students on their premises in a time...

‘Don’t send water to Cape Town, send money’

Social media has been flooded with images of water bottles stacked around, waiting to be sent down to help the residents of Cape Town...

The Cape Town Water Crisis and the ever-increasing reality of climate...

Cape Town is fast approaching its Day Zero, when residential taps will run dry. The water shortage doesn’t just affect its residents - it...

The only vegan at a summer braai: a guide to self...

Big gatherings in the summertime can be something to look forward to - but when you’re the only vegetarian/vegan among carnivores it can fill...

Why the Mother City can’t accommodate its own football clubs

The City of Cape Town have expressed surprise at Cape Town City F.C. (CTCFC) coach Benni McCarthy’s statement of outrage regarding the team's upcoming...

You don’t have to go vegan, but here are 5 reasons...

It’s a popular misconception that veganism is a diet. It’s not. Veganism is a lifestyle which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible...

Storm wreaks havoc in Durban

Durban is currently experiencing severe thunderstorms. Heavy downpours, hail and gale force winds which have flooded roads and damaged buildings. Update 5:The KZN department of...

The sun is rising on renewable energy technologies

We find ourselves on the verge, once again, of global shifts such as migration and severe climate change among many other challenges forged as...

The streets are meaner in Joburg but greener in Durban

A recent tweet threw out some data shattering commonly held beliefs about which cities have the most trees. And it turns out, Joburg isn’t...

African rainforests need our attention more than ever

Around 2 million km² of Africa is covered by tropical rainforests. They are second only in extent to those in Amazonia, which cover around...

Climate change will hit SA’s poor the hardest

South Africa has been facing some really strange weather patterns over the past few years with alternating periods of severe drought and heavy rains...
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