It’s not too late to avert a climate crisis but “pervasive human short-termism” makes it highly unlikely that society will do so in the next 40 years.
A public lecture by guest international speaker, David Bartlett, shone light on a new project to make the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) campus the first ‘smart campus’ in Africa.
Research from the Aerospace Institute of the University of Stuttgart in Germany supports the theory that water has a memory - a claim that could change our whole way of looking at the world.
Green skills are key to South Africa's ability to respond expediently and prompty to the immediate challenges of energy efficiency, water shortages, carbon emmissions and job creation. What our young people need to know is how to access the relevant training for the future.
For those still unfamiliar with the odd sounding acronym EWSC, it stands for Energy and Water Secure Communities, which is a programme that (of course) focuses on water and energy security, particularly for poor communities.
In days, Nigeria's Parliament could approve a $5 billion fine against giant oil polluter Shell for a spill that devastated the lives of millions of people, and pass a law to hold all oil companies to account for polluting and plundering. This is a watershed moment, but unless we all speak out, oil giants will crush it.
Greenpeace activists have chained themselves to the entrance of Megawatt Park, Eskom’s headquarters in Johannesburg.
Nearly a million South African households still have no access to the minimum 25 litres of water per day. Eskom’s water-hungry coal expansion is a major threat to the country’s already stressed water resources, and further compromises water access for the poor, according to a report released by Greenpeace today.
Greenpeace Africa together with the South African History Archives (SAHA) have today submitted four requests for information on the management of nuclear energy in South Africa. These requests have been submitted due to the increasing lack of transparency and growing secrecy in this high-risk sector.
A clean technology business and investment conference presents a matchmaking platform for African renewable energy, waste management, water conservation, and recycling projects and initiatives on 16th and 17th October 2012 at the Killamey Country Club in Lower Houghton, Joburg.
A looming water crisis could be worsened under an Indian government plan to massively expand coal-fired power generation in the Vidarbha region, raising investment risks and the potential for social unrest, a new Greenpeace India report has warned.
I don’t normally indulge in energy drinks. I find passion goes a long way towards fuelling my daily task. If you’re living your dream, you tap into the Source and can keep going almost forever. So my first answer to energetic problems is to do what you love – and gradually turn that into your living.
The Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town in September will focus on new opportunities in the clean energy sectors such as retrofitting hydropower to current dams and helping the mining industry to use excess water to provide onsite power.
Responses to the global challenge of climate change cannot be disconnected from the other global challenges, such as the financial crisis, peak oil/energy security, food security, waste generation, water and soil degradation, and the destruction of habitat and extinction of species.
Power generation is one of the hottest topic in the post-fossil fuels future we are visualising. All manner of power generation will be discussed at the inaugural Power-Gen Africa conference in November.
The fourth Anniversary of Wind Power Africa is an impressive manifestation of its importance for the successful development of wind energy in Africa.
Why does the political prestige and prowess associated with the acquisition of nuclear weapons by a government still weigh heavier than considering future damage to the planet? Surely they know by now of the long-term effects of these radioactive chemicals on the environment?
This conference aims to provide a platform for business to communicate directly with local, regional and global experts who are already immersed in the Water, Food, and Energy Nexus.