drought

Change for climate a risky business

Kevin Davie

South Africa must adapt rapidly if it is to mitigate the negative effects of the low-carbon transition


Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda

Aaisha Dadi Patel

After being promised reimbursement for financial assistance, Gift of the Givers has been left high and dry by the water and sanitation department


Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'

Nyasha Chingono

Why the storm may have conspired with a savage drought to deliver a deadly second blow to Zimbabwe where 70% of people are in dire need of food.


Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP

Sipho Kings

A hotter world has already cut off at least 10% of the country's GDP. Rich countries have benefited from that warming