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Hydraulic fracturing drilling. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Fracking regulations imminent

Specialists and scientists to conduct environmental assessment this month and the Treasure the Karoo Action Group, which opposes fracking, will serve on the investigation

Nedbank ‘pays lip service to green policy’

May Boeve, global executive director of 350.org recently visited SA as part of a global drive to persuade investors in fossil fuels such as companies and banks to divest. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

While Standard Bank and Absa/Barclays also bankroll coal projects, Nedbank is being targeted particularly because it calls itself ‘the only green bank’, writes Charlotte Mathews

Blotches in Cape sea ‘untreated sewage’

Picture: THINKSTOCK

City denials fail to convince some residents amid outcry over suspected untreated sewage in the sea near Clifton, Camps Bay and Hout Bay

SA undecided on sale of rhino horn stockpile

A government committee is examining whether to propose legalisation of the trade in rhino horn. File picture: WEEKEND POST

Belief persists in some circles that flooding the market with legal horn will reduce prices and poaching

Business gets into gear on climate action

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Businesses at the Business and Climate Summit will have the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to preserving our planet, write Laurent Fabius and Christiana Figueres


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