The airline industry made a strong plea in parliament on Tuesday to be exempted from the proposed carbon tax saying it will undermine its competitiveness.

Plastics SA has called on the government to take steps immediately to ring-fence the plastic bag levy so it can all be used for recycling.

The average South African generates about 1 tonne of waste a year and, according to the National Waste Information Baseline 2011, will throw about 900 times their adult body weight of waste in thei

The City of Cape Town – and southwest Africa more generally – experienced its worst drought on record between 2015 and 2018.

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the northern parts of Free State and the North West.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday announce a programme designed to place environmental care at the centre of South African culture.

With Eskom in dire financial straits and straining to meet demand, the government has reverted to courting independent renewable energy producers to help power the economy.

The department of environmental affairs plans to appoint a panel to review the implementation of recommendations from a committee into the feasibility of a legal trade in rhino horn.

Illegal miners have brought Johannesburg, SA's biggest city, to the brink of an unprecedented disaster - and the government has shrugged off calls by city officials to step in and avert potential c

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni introduced the Carbon Tax Bill in the National Assembly on Tuesday, marking the culmination of an eight-year process of preparation and consultation with stakeholders.

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