green economy

September 25, 2012

Water scarcity risk can be reduced by investing in science

River basins are set to experience growing pressures due to urbanization, rising water scarcity and poor water quality, according to a new report.
May 12, 2011

Blackouts: green energy frozen out

South Africa could be in for more power disruptions when power consumption increases in winter, with Eskom warning that power supply is tight. While reduced power […]
April 30, 2011

Why We Must Learn From The Biosphere To Build Green Economies

Interested in ecological economics? (And if you call yourself an environmentalist or are even minimally concerned about green issues, you should be.) Then here are two […]
March 12, 2011

Bee deaths may signal wider pollination threat

Mass deaths of bee colonies in many parts of the world may be part of a wider, hidden threat to wild insect pollinators vital to human […]
November 13, 2010

Cabinet approves draft climate policy

South Africa’s draft national Climate Change Policy, known as the green paper, has been approved by Cabinet, and would be gazetted imminently, opening up the public […]