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Eskom needs R187bn to comply with new emissions laws

South Africa’s power utility Eskom needs around R187 billion to comply fully with existing legislation curbing harmful emissions. This is according to a government presentation to parliament which was presented on Wednesday. Eskom, which uses...

Climate Justice Charter draft launched

A draft Climate Justice Charter has been launched at a climate justice conference. Vishwas Satgar, talks about the charter and how it will aid the worldwide dialogue on climate change. Vishwas, is the co-founder of the Climate Justice Charter...
Air pollution

SA scientists call for global action on air pollution

South Africa’s national science academy has joined its counterparts in calling for global action on air pollution, which is a major contributor to disease and climate change. Air pollution cut global life expectancy by 20 months in 2016, surpassing...