‘Climate change must be a central pillar of SA’s economic growth’

Climate change and the risks associated with it should be a key part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address. How SA chooses to respond to climate change and its impact on the country will affect economic growth and social development for decades to come, yet climate change remains sidelined by the government and key sectors that are most vulnerable to its effects.

How to find reliable information about climate change

It's often difficult to know what news sources to trust on climate change, given the vast amount of disinformation out there. So we've worked to put together a summary of reliable sources. The climate news and comment from the Guardian is particularly good, as is that from the Independent (UK). The New York Times is usually …

Our petition campaign ads are in Business Day today – and we’re inviting you to our campaign closing event

Today was a big milestone for us, as we took out ads on p. 1 and p. 3 of Business Day, marking the achievement of over 2,000 signatures on our petition calling for SA's top asset managers and owners to give savers ways to invest for the climate-friendly, fossil fuel-free future we want. We're holding an evening …

Fossil Free SA past rolling research April 2017–April 2018

These are some of the links and articles we attempt to integrate into our work and communications. Items are dated by when they came to our attention, not necessarily by date of publication. In future, we'll aim to publish these month by month. April 2018 NY Times: How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less …

August research links

Our work involves ongoing research into divestment, investment, climate change, the energy transition (or lack thereof), and related issues. Henceforth, we'll be publishing these each month as a list of links. You can locate all past research under its own category tag. Global Gas Lock-in. Bridge to nowhere http://www.rosalux.eu/publications/global-gas-lock-in-bridge-to-nowhere/ NY Times: How much hotter is …