Climate Change

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...

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...

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...

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...

Don’t be a fossil fool: how South Africa’s coal addiction is...

Ahead of their three-day long campaign against fossil fuels and its impact on people’s livelihood, climate change organisation, 350.org held a press briefing to detail the...
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