Agriculture and trade are important in South Africa. Refrigerated trucks cross the country every day damaging the environment with chemical coolants. But there is a greener natural way.
A dream of transforming a polluted wetland into a meeting place for young people has seen a thriving canoe club become established in the disadvantaged area of Khayelitsha, just outside of Cape Town in South Africa.
The passenger pigeon, the woolly mammoth and the Tasmanian tiger – what do they all have in common? They are extinct. But how many animals have died out? And how many more will? Global Ideas takes a look.
"If anybody is saying there is no harm in the change of the climate, they need to have their head examined" — Solly Msimanga, Mayor of the City of Tshwane, South Africa
This year's COP23 has built on innovative solutions that were introduced in COP21. This included changing our understanding of carbon's function, says Indian environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva.
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