UCT Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign

Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have been running a campaign which is crucial for our climate and has great potential to create a positive environment effect, but unfortunately hasn’t gained much recognition and attention. Fossil fuels are non-renewable energy resources such as coal and oil. They are non-renewable sources because their supply […]

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Cape Hit by Storm

South African Weather Services gave out warnings for severe weather conditions across the Western Cape Province and other parts of the country. A huge storm had been predicted to hit Cape Town, one which has not yet precedent-ed its severity. These storm warnings were issued in the first week of June, predicting that the storm […]

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International Bio-Diversity Day

Wait, a Bio-diversity day is in existence? Who knew? This past Monday marked the day the rest of the world celebrated bio-diversity while a country like South Africa knew nothing about it, I mean unless you’re constantly googling international days, then maybe yeah. Lately there seems to be an international celebratory day for almost everything, […]

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Sustainable Energy Alternatives

Renewable energy are energy sources which are sustainable, as contrary to energy powered by fossil fuels, it will not run out. Renewable energy is brilliant for the environment because not only is it a sustainable source of energy, it is clean too! by clean I mean that its rate of carbon emissions is close to […]

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Fracking During Water Crisis?

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has announced that fracking will go ahead in the Karoo. The minister revealed this during a community engagement on shale gas development in Richmond, in the Northern Cape. Mosebenzi Zwane said a regulatory framework has been put in place to ensure that shale gas was “orderly and safely developed” through […]

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