One of the disappointments of living in SA right now is that we seem to live in the past, while much of the rest of the world is grasping the future.

The powers-that-be seem to think that once the Covid-19 pandemic is behind us we will return to exporting vehicles with internal combustion engines and to using and exporting coal like we used to do in decades past. They forget the harm done to lungs and lives by emissions from Eskom, Sasol and the other big polluters, making us more vulnerable to the coronavirus...

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