A massive green rush is under way in South Africa, with major energy, construction and finance companies setting up specialised renewable energy units in anticipation of the government finalising the rules of engagement at the end of the year.
The government has set a target of 4%, or 1 025MW, of renewable energy installed from private [...]
Those responsible for contaminating South African land will pay, Environment Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica said.
“We have taken the view that the cost of reducing pollution must be shared between people who are responsible for waste: the polluters,” she said.
“We are now saying that the policy of ‘the polluter pays’ will be strictly pursued without [...]