It’s estimated that by 2050, global aviation could account for over 22% of all global carbon dioxide emissions due to rapid growth in air traffic – and with limited operational and aircraft design options for reducing emissions, there is a need for more low-carbon fuels.
Do the benefits of putting plants on outdoor walls outweigh the cost of installation and maintenance? Carolyn De Kock reports.
Golf gets a bad rap from environmentalists, writes Busani Moyo. Can its reputation be saved by thoughtful course design?
Can green bonds unlock the investment to fight climate change? Vanessa Clark finds out.
Puseletso Mompei investigates what’s happening with recycling efforts and waste outside of the big metros.
South Africa’s recycling economy is growing rapidly, says Carolyn de Kock, rivalling international markets.
The Gamkaberg in the Little Karoo is home to a small population of Cape mountain zebras which have an important role to play in the future of their species, writes Andrea Weiss.
Keeping river catchments clear of alien vegetation is vital in water-stressed South Africa, and can deliver real human benefits along the way, writes Andrea Weiss of WWF South Africa.
Even though Cape Town has pushed back Day Zero, Busani Moyo says there are still many reasons to be concerned about the future.
What will it take for South Africa to become an R&D and manufacturing leader in the world of renewable energy? By James Francis.
Hasmita Amtha discovers how to get off the grid and be more energy-efficient at home.
As of January next year, South African businesses will be subject to a carbon tax on emissions generated. Adam Oxford talks to Candice Gibson to find out what that means.
When it comes to sustainable environmental initiatives, partnership is the name of the game, writes Mandy Collins.