Climate Change

How Climate Change Drives Conflict In Africa

Climate change is fast becoming a reality that no person or government can ignore. Yet it is being ignored despite the myriad...

Durban Floods: Devastation Lingers For Victims

Torrential rains have wreaked havoc in Durban this week, claiming lives and leaving hundreds of families devastated and destitute after homes were...

Greed And Politics Have Set Fire To The Amazon Rainforest

EXPLAINER For days images of the burning Amazon Rainforest in Brazil swept social media. Amazon is the world’s...

Is Flying Worth The Environmental Cost? Greta Thunberg Says No

Greta Thunberg is currently sailing around the world. The 16-year-old climate change activist is heading from Sweden to the United Nations headquarters...

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...

How South Africa Can Prepare For Climate Change

BOOK REVIEW  South Africa’s Survival Guide to Climate Change by Sarah Wild and Sipho Kings is a new...

Joburg’s space-saving rooftop gardens offer relief from the drought

For much of 2016, South Africa has been hard hit by drought, with food prices rising and water restrictions being put into...

Wits Project Aims To Create Sustainable And Healthy Eating On Campus

Tucked into an inconspicuous corner of West campus at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) is the Wits...

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...

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...

Cyclone Idai & Kenneth Damage: How Climate Change Affects Children The...

Cyclone Kenneth and Idai both hit the Mozambican coast less than a month apart. The damage from both the cyclones wreaked havoc...

Difficult Conditions Ahead For SA Farmers

Farmers across South Africa are warning the government they might not survive the current drought gripping South Africa.  What...

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...

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...

Cyclone Idai: Tough Press Laws Hinder Reporting From Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The cyclone hit Mozambique's second-largest port city of Beira on March 14 before...

Six ways you can prepare for the #CapeStorm

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) announced that a strong cold front will hit the Western Cape on the evening of 6...

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...

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...

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...

How We Could Have Stopped Climate Change, But Did Not.

In Nathaniel Rich’s Losing Earth he accounts for the past failures of politicians and others to stop climate change. Looking back at...
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