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African cities join climate change fight at C40 summit

Africa produces the least amount of greenhouse gases, yet will bear the brunt of global climate change. At the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group summit in Johannesburg this week, mayor Parks Tau welcomed three new African megacities to the network, bringing the total to seven out of 66 world cities.

Absa's eco-friendly office tower

South African firms ‘cutting emissions’

South Africa's top 100 listed companies have materially reduced their reported greenhouse gas emissions, according to the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project's sixth annual report for the South African business sector.

Top marks for SA energy policies

The World Energy Council has commended South Africa for the effectiveness of its energy policies, particularly its national electrification programme and "exemplary" renewable energy plans.

Using waste to save the world

A Western Cape household is the first in South Africa to implement a municipality-approved biodigester, which uses household – and human – waste to recycle water and generate cooking gas.

Sasol to build R2bn octene plant

Sasol in clean air world first

South African petrochemical company Sasol has become the first in the world to register a project that converts the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide into harmless nitrogen and oxygen, which could earn the company significant income through the sale of carbon credits.
SA tackles climate change

SA tackles climate change

The goverment is finalising a greenhouse gas inventory which will inform South Africa's first ever long-term national climate policy.

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