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consumerism fuels climate change

Consumerism fuels climate change

By Jeffrey Gogo In Africa one cannot claim that people have enough food to eat because there is not enough food to go around. About 75% of a billion Africans are hungry and living on less than US$2 per day. Several millions more are facing hunger...

Roof food gardens combat carbon

A not-so-unique initiative for the world but certainly new for South Africa is the Johannesburg Housing Company’s (JHC) approach to food insecurity. Three buildings in Hillbrow and downtown Johannesburg were earmarked to become pilot projects for...
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Air pollution levels linked to demographics

Recently published findings by Yale University have added to accumulating evidence of what is referred to as widening racial and economic gap when it comes to air pollution in the United States. Cheryl Katz reports on Environmental Health News that...
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Air pollution a scourge: Mabudafhasi

The Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi addressed the 7th annual Air Quality Governance Lekgotla which took place at the end of October in Rustenburg. The Deputy Minister said that South Africa’s rate of...

Preparing for carbon and environmental taxes

Climate change is becoming increasingly obvious with erratic weather conditions experienced across the globe. South Africa itself has seen extreme climate conditions with severe drought in Limpopo while the Eastern Cape experienced almost...
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Leading the way in sustainable mobility

In a world challenged to reuse and recycle, to conserve and protect, comes an automotive brand determined to make a significant technological contribution towards reducing the impact of CO₂ emissions on the environment. Fuel-efficient and...

The ‘green’ fleet

Integral to an eco-friendly truck fleet is improving safety and efficiency while significantly reducing the overall carbon footprint. The imperative to reduce carbon emissions to help prevent global warming forms a central component of building...