Environment

Saldanha Bay residents voice support for Karpowership

The controversial company, which uses fossil fuels to generate power from ships, claims it will create 240 jobs in the West Coast town

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News | 2 December 2022

Is Cape Town’s mayor winning the war on sewage?

Cape Town still has a sewage pollution crisis, but the mayor is “on the right track”, says expert

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News | 1 December 2022

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

A different way to fight climate change

Extinction Rebellion’s imaginative protests are entertaining. But they are also deadly serious.

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Video | 28 November 2022

TotalEnergies about to submit its application to drill for gas along south coast

French giant has completed a round of public meetings

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News | 24 November 2022

30 things the City has done to clean up Cape Town’s vleis, rivers and wetlands

All water quality test results are now available to the public online

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Opinion | 22 November 2022

eThekwini flooded with sewage due to treatment plant failures

Experts and political parties have accused the municipality of minimising the enormity of the sewage pollution

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News | 11 November 2022

Joburg climate activists demand urgent action against climate change

A demonstration outside the Constitutional Court paid homage to assassinated climate activists

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Companies are rushing to explore offshore oil and gas

Environmental activists want all exploration stopped

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Brief | 9 November 2022

Fish die-off in polluted Milnerton lagoon

City of Cape Town says cause is probably growth of algae

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News | 17 October 2022

Climate protesters cover themselves in fake blood and oil

Extinction Rebellion holds demonstration at Africa Oil Week

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News | 4 October 2022

Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town

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News | 28 September 2022

Community transforms crime hotspot to colourful walkway for learners

On Saturday about 60 people dressed in traditional attire celebrated Heritage Day at the iThemba Walkway in Gugulethu

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Brief | 26 September 2022

Here’s why Cape Town is clearing invasive plants

The project is expected to save billions of litres of water a year

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News | 26 September 2022

Hundreds march to Parliament, calling for action against climate change

This Heritage Day event was part of global protests against climate change

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Brief | 24 September 2022

What next in the twisty River Club saga?

No urgency to halt ongoing construction before interdict appeal, court rules

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News | 23 September 2022