Climate change

Investment manager says no to plea for fossil fuel-free investment fund

Allan Gray says there are better ways to fight climate change

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Brief | 30 November 2022

African women demand voice at climate change summits

“We need concrete solutions for climate change now”

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Brief | 18 November 2022

About 300 Durban climate activists picket against oil and gas exploration

“We are not going to allow oil mining to exacerbate our climate change” says environmental activist

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Brief | 11 November 2022

The media has failed to warn society about climate collapse, says science writer

Climate reporting guide for South African media launches

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Brief | 16 September 2022

Small scale fishers call for halt to gas and oil exploration

“When foreign companies drill oil in our oceans, fish die”

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Brief | 15 August 2022

Climate justice coalition marches to Ramaphosa’s office

Unions, mining communities, climate and energy activists hand over petition

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Brief | 19 July 2022

Government accused of only paying lip service to climate change

African Climate Alliance protests outside Parliament

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Brief | 25 March 2022

Call for government to be transparent about R106-billion green energy loan

New organisation FairFinance launched ahead of budget day

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News | 22 February 2022

Call for UCT to urgently divest from fossil fuels

Decision to be made at next UCT Council meeting on 4 December

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News | 3 December 2021

Tax the rich, demand budget protesters

Unions and organisations call for a basic income grant

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News | 11 November 2021

Climate activists picket at Parliament - accuse COP26 of excluding African farmers

“If there is no drastic change we won’t be able to farm with cattle and maize in a few years time”

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News | 8 November 2021

Hundreds demand action against climate change outside Parliament

Call for an end to the use of fossil fuel for electricity production by 2035

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Brief | 24 September 2021

South Africa’s carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough

South Africa is the most carbon-intensive G20 economy with the highest coal reliance

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Opinion | 10 May 2021

Extinction Rebellion picket Standard Bank over oil pipeline finance

Protesters say the bank is contradicting its endorsement of the Paris Climate Agreement

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Brief | 9 October 2020

Climate strike march held in Durban

Marchers voice their concerns over environmental damage from pollution and climate change

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Brief | 2 October 2020

Global Climate Strike action planned for Friday

“Our lives matter more than profit” says climate activist

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News | 24 September 2020