After hours of hurricane-force winds and torrential rain, Puerto Ricans emerged from shelters to find that their island was still under threat from landslides, flash floods and crippled water and electricity systems.
A serious engineering study and report has dispelled the myths peddled by former Eskom CEOs Brian Molefe and Matshela Koko on the limits and costs of increased renewable energy capacity in the South African power grid.
Leaders of virtually every country who signed the COP21 climate agreement are expected to return to Paris in December – except Donald Trump. His absence is particularly alarming as America becomes the target of two of history’s most vicious back-to-back hurricanes.
As our climate continues to change, what we eat, where our food is grown, and how much we pay will certainly be affected. Let’s take a look at these threatened foods and the social and environmental impacts that surround them.
A month of severe monsoon rains, which peaked earlier this week, resulted in the deaths of at least 1, 200 people across India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and left two thirds of Bangladesh underwater.
The Western Cape government has received the first tranche of the money it needs to cope with the devastating drought and fires in the province, Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Des van Rooyen said on Tuesday.