Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study
Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study

South African suppliers who fail to transition towards net-zero products and services alongside their multinational (MNC) counterparts stand to lose billions of rands in export revenue, according to a new study by financial services provider Standard Chartered.

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As some farmers hit climate limits, bolder steps needed to survive
As some farmers hit climate limits, bolder steps needed to survive

BARCELONA, Spain - Farmers in Ethiopia are moving maize and teff fields to higher ground as temperatures rise, while in Bangladesh rice is being swapped for fish ponds in coastal areas where encroaching seas have turned water and soils salty.

By Megan Rowling 2 hours ago

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Discarded single-use plastic shopping bags (SUPBs) are a growing environmental menace. Dubbed the 'white flower' in South Africa, the negative effects of SUPBs include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves through their production, and endangering marine life through entanglement and ingestion.

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 1 day ago

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