International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, otherwise known as World Ozone Day, is coming up soon! Held every year on the 16th September, it looks at what can be done to heal the ozone layer. Here’s more information and what you can do in your own life to get in on the positive action.
Africa is on a remarkable growth trajectory, with many analysts predicting economic growth to remain above 5% for the foreseeable future.
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change and climate variability, says Michael O’Brien-Onyeka, the executive director of Greenpeace Africa.
Pick n Pay has more than achieved its target on reducing carbon emissions set in 2010 – a full year ahead of schedule. The company is now focusing on reducing emissions further, through greater in-store energy efficiency and other means.
The air in Apapa, an industrial hub in Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital of Lagos, hums with the sound of diesel generators powering massive factories. In Apapa, as in most places in Nigeria, a failing national power supply means generators are a part of life.
In an effort to green up their act, Apple has converted all of its data centres to clean energy. In North Carolina this means 55 000 solar panels which now power Apple’s iCloud.
It sounds like an action movie plot: global warming becomes so dangerous that it starts causing health problems like asthma.
Joburg will be South Africa’s first city to obtain electricity from landfill with the city’s first methane gas-to-power project.
We’re constantly being warned about the tons of plastic that are littering the surface of our world’s oceans – but now a recent study shows that they are disappearing.
Last week, New Jersey in the U.S’s legislature took a brave step against elephant poaching, by passing a bill that eliminates the trade in ivory and rhinoceros horn. C