Eskom's stand threatens the viability of the entire renewable energy sector in South Africa, something which plays into the hands of those pro coal and nuclear.
Solar radiation management might be able to reduce some of the risks of global warming while countries get their emissions under control.
Africa's great green wall suffers from a major mismatch between ambition and effort. But that's not to say it should be ditched altogether.
US President Donald Trump’s call to renegotiate the Paris Climate Accord is a fresh opportunity to craft a binding and enforceable agreement.
Human alteration of the natural environment will make malaria increasingly difficult to control in the years to come.
Generally conflicts are not caused by climate change. But it can lead to complex security risks.
International and local demand have brought Madagascar's palm species to the brink of extinction.
For the domestic ivory trade ban to be effective at preventing further elephant poaching, Chinese authorities need to signal explicitly that it will be implemented indefinitely.
The UN Ocean Conference provides a golden opportunity for countries to present their aspirations for sustainably growing their 'blue' economies.
World Oceans Day reminds us we should be contributing towards safeguarding the big blue.
In light of World Oceans Day, it's important to note the important role aquaculture can have on the continent.
Kenya has abundant energy options like solar, and geothermal that are cheaper than coal. A proposed new coal plant could become a 'stranded asset'.
Africa's orphan crops are under-researched and underutilised. They can be a vital tool in combating food and nutrition insecurity on the continent.
The US Department of Agriculture kills thousands of predators yearly, mainly for attacking livestock. A conservation biologist explains why this policy is ineffective and ecologically harmful.
There are large amounts of methane and carbon dioxide dissolved in the deep waters of lake Kivu - if disturbed they could cause a catastrophe.
Legislation designed to protect wildlife is being rolled back or ignored in all sorts of ways in all sorts of places, according to a new global database of attacks on green tape.
Despite being outcasts in Moroccan society, waste collectors defend their profession as protectors of the environment.
South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province is bearing the brunt of renewed rhino poaching efforts. This is a result of increased security and anti-poaching in the Kruger National Park.
It's crucial to know the relationship between biodiversity and carbon storage to assess whether carbon-focused conservation will also protect the most biodiverse forests.
Dams are once again being recognised as important key contributors to a prosperous and sustainable future.
If harnessed properly, the sun holds tremendous potential to provide sustainable energy for the earth.
Elephants, livestock and grass all play an important role in ensuring the survival of the Hirola - the world's rarest antelope.
The South African government is not giving up on its push for a controversial nuclear power plan. But it's chances of succeeding have been greatly reduced.
Cheetah’s rarity and elusiveness poses a problem for conservationists who need to know where they still persist, and whether their numbers are increasing or decreasing.