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Solar Power plan for Robben Island

Cape Town – Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says Robben Island, one of the world’s top tourist attraction spots, will soon generate its power from solar panels. … [Read more...]

Positive Outlook For Irish Agrifood

Positive Outlook For Irish Agrifood If Sustainable Long Term Investment Can Be Achieved. Top food industry executives, banking strategists, and farming interests are gathered in Dublin today (Clyde Court Hotel, Lansdowne Road) to explore sustainable investment options for the future growth and development of Ireland's … [Read more...]

Biodiversity contributes to economy

Pretoria - The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, says the benefits derived from biodiversity or ecosystem services are estimated at R73 billion, contributing to 7 percent of South Africa's GDP per annum. … [Read more...]

Impact guideline for Aquaculture published

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Guideline for Aquaculture in South Africa, for public comment in Gazette No. 36145 of 11 February 2013. … [Read more...]

Renewable energy programme

Pretoria – The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in the country through Window 1 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP). … [Read more...]

Greenwich Goes Green 2012

Green fingered Greenwich shop owners and stall holders will be joined in the Market by visiting eco experts as part of the Soil Association's Organic September 'Organic, Naturally Different' promotion. For the third year running, Greenwich Goes Green will be a must for local Londoners looking to cut their carbon … [Read more...]

France’s Low-Carbon Vehicles

With 15,000 units, France's fleet of electric passenger and lightweight-utility vehicles is the largest in Europe. With pure electric cars set to account for 20% of new vehicles from 2020, France is one of the front-runners in the global low-carbon vehicle sector. … [Read more...]

Ireland Year In Review

The quality of Ireland's environment is central to our economic recovery, to the creation of jobs, and to the health and well-being of the nation according to Laura Burke, EPA Director General, speaking at the release of the EPA's Review of 2011. … [Read more...]

Up to The Private Sector to Invest in New Technology

In free-market economies, decisions about whether to invest in a technology or an industry are made by market actors with private capital. The promise of profit induces investment in promising ventures and the sting of loss penalizes those investments that turn out to be misguided. Of course, we live in a mixed economy … [Read more...]

SA seeks to boost renewables industry

Pretoria – In a move geared towards reducing the country’s carbon footprint, South Africa will launch an ambitious project aimed at boosting the green economy during COP 17. The South African Renewables Initiative (SARi), which will be unveiled at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the United Nations … [Read more...]