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License to Kill?

Publication | February 24, 2014 at 8:08

This paper provides an estimate of the health damages and economic costs that would be avoided if Eskom was made to fully comply with the national air emission standards -- the very standards it is currently trying to bypass.

Government hypocrisy risks pushing climate past point of no return

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | January 23, 2013

Devastating storms and lives lost, houses destroyed, sweltering heat waves, menacing bushfires, plunging winter temperatures, droughts, floods and even snowstorms in the desert: this is the reality of our weather – it's not a forecast...

Clean Energy is Crucial!

Blog entry by Melita Steele | January 12, 2011

In the opinion piece " Mania for renewable energy has soon to come up against reality ", Phillip Lloyd says renewable energy is not only a pipe dream, but that it is unnecessary. He could not be more wrong Prof Lloyd qualifies...

Coping with My Carbon Emissions

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 5, 2011

What's your car's carbon footprint? Check out this site to find out.  For the December holidays my girlfriend and I decided to hire a car to get around. Over the course of the two weeks we drove 984 km, visiting the winelands...

Weigh-Less for Carbon Addicts

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | December 6, 2010

If you are fat, most people would say you should probably go on diet. Cut down on what’s causing your love handles and that bloated beer belly. The same thinking, it seems, applies to climate change: having gorged ourselves on the...

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