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Tag: Carbon Dioxide

No premature death for coal

With global targets set to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion by 2030 and to reach a net-zero position by 2050, most global project funders have cut down...

Preventing sick building syndrome

Monitoring devices able to detect high levels of carbon dioxide have been introduced to the local market to help detect poor air quality that can lead to sick building syndrome. Distributed and...

Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

A new way of removing carbon dioxide from a stream of air could provide a significant tool in the battle against climate change. The new system can work on the gas...

You ‘eat’ 30 kilos of soil a day…

Every meal you eat now costs the planet 10kg in lost topsoil. That’s the warning of “Surviving the 21st Century” author Julian Cribb made to an international soil science conference...

Farm Workers Turn Carbon Credits into Cash

A game-changer in Western Cape agriculture has seen farm workers benefiting from carbon credits earned through a climate change mitigation initiative by an organically certified estate which practices regenerative farming. 27 workers...

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SA’s energy transition offers an opportunity to upscale wind energy localisation

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