Eco News

Durban reaches historic deal

Durban – Governments, including 38 industrialised countries, have agreed to a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol from January 2013 as the COP17 drew to a close on early hours of Sunday morning. … [Read more...]

Kyoto Protocol must not die

Durban – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize says Durban must not be the place where the Kyoto Protocol dies and is buried. “Our position as government and all leaders – religious leaders, traditional leaders and leaders of civil society, academics and ordinary people of this province – do not wish for Durban to be … [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...]