Tag Archives: Climate Change

South Africans turning to an indigenous tree for a fight against climate change

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintGCIS Vuk’uzenzele, 11 March 2020 As the world becomes increasingly concerned about climate change, South Africans are turning to an incredible indigenous tree to not only help in the fight against this global problem, but also to create incomes for … Continue reading

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Climate change threatens SA socio-economic development – Creecy

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintJan Gerber, News24, 18 February 2020 Climate change poses a “significant risk” to South Africa’s socio-economic development, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy said in the debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address on Tuesday. Read … Continue reading

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Hunger stalks Southern Africa as climate crisis deepens

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAFP, 12 February 2020 Just under a year ago, Alice Posha fled her home in the middle of the night and then watched as it was swept away by floods. Read More

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Unfair to expect Africa to shoulder burden of climate change alone, Ramaphosa tells AU

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintQaanitah Hunter, Sowetan Live, 8 February 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has bemoaned as unfair the expectation that African countries must carry the burden of climate change alone. Read More

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African women scientists start taking their rightful place in climate research

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBusani Bafana, Business Day, 13 January 2020 As a child, Kenyan meteorologist Saumu Shaka helped out on her parents’ small farm growing maize and pigeon pea — and learned how the weather can hold food producers hostage. Read More

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Climate change will compel government to rethink farming strategy: Didiza

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintReginald Witbooi, SABC News, 8 January 2020 Agriculture Minister Thoko Didiza says the effects of climate change will compel government to rethink its farming strategy. Read More

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