CLIMATE CHANGE

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Extinction Rebellion calls Africa Oil Week delegates “climate criminals”

Activists are demanding that government declare a “climate and ecological emergency”

By Madison Yauger - 8 November 2019
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Climate change plagues Western Cape agriculture

Farmers in Oudtshoorn estimate the drought has lost them billions of rands

By Madison Yauger - 6 November 2019
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Extinction Rebellion targets Africa Oil Week conference

Climate activists in hazmat suits mopped up “blood” in protest over fossil fuels

By Madison Yauger - 5 November 2019
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Ambitious plans underway for homegrown South African climate change model

“We should not just sit and wait for others to bring us solutions. We should be part of the solution.”

By Tony Carnie - 29 July 2019
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Is Cape Town’s drought the new normal?

Here is what climate science tells us

By Piotr Wolski - 1 November 2017
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Knysna fire’s wake-up call

Mayor explains the lessons learnt

By Melanie Gosling - 22 June 2017
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Landmark court ruling on climate change

Department of Environmental Affairs told to assess effects of proposed coal-fired power station

By Melanie Gosling - 9 March 2017

Climate scientists agree: Global warming is man-made

A recent analysis of over 12 000 research papers shows that the overwhelming majority of climate scientists agree that climate change is influenced by human activity.

Kerry Gordon - 5 June 2013