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SA sets targets for 2011 climate talks

With the recent United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference in Mexico not having addressed a number of key issues, months of hard work lie ahead for South Africa – the host of the 2011 conference. Outlining the outcomes of the recent climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa […]

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Cancun climate breakthrough: It’s not perfect, but it’s a deal

It’s not perfect, and it’s not binding, but international climate negotiators have struck a deal. The final hours in Cancun were a world of difference from the closing night of the Copenhagen climate talks. Last year’s summit closed with drama, confusion, and plenty of unhappy delegations, but the Mexico conference came to an end with […]

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Recycling vs. Reusing: Is there a difference?

As the world becomes more environmentally aware, recycling & reusing energy, water and other natural and man-made resources is becoming more commonplace.  What is the difference between reusing and recycling something? The two terms are often used interchangeably but in some cases, they are really quite different. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines recycle as […]

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