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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently tabled the carbon tax bill in Parliament, giving effect to the announcements made in the 2017 and 2018 Budget statements.

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.

India is set to roll out its most integrated programme yet to cut greenhouse gases from agriculture.

An hour east of Johannesburg, on the rolling highveld plains, six massive cooling towers sit around two belching smokestacks.

Over 170 countries, comprising India, on Friday reached a historic agreement in London to reduce shipping carbon dioxide emissions by "at least" 50 per cent on 2008 levels by 2050 with an emphasis

Climate change impacts pose significant hazards for socio-economic development in Kenya, through prolonged droughts, unreliable weather patterns, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.Under the Paris Agreement, Kenya committed itself to tackling climate change.

IN MAY France’s environment ministry moved to an 18th-century mansion close to the National Assembly and Elysée Palace.

In Februry a tribunal in Kirkenes, in Norway’s far north, ruled that oil extraction in the Barents Sea was illegal.

In June Christiana Figueres, the UN’s former climate chief who helped broker the Paris agreement in 2015, warned that the world has “three years to safeguard our climate”.

Not that long ago, the world wondered whether clean energy could survive without lavish government support. Now the question is how far it can spread.

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