Press Release: Earthlife Africa Johannesburg challenge François Hollande and GDF Suez to end coal and save lives

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 29th of April, 2015- Environmental justice organisation, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, will picket for the third time in two weeks outside of the partly French government owned GDF Suez’s offices in Johannesburg tomorrow. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, and it’s partner organisations, oppose the imminent 1200 MW Thabametsi coal-fired power station in the Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. The picket will take place at the GDF Suez offices (located at 6-10 Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Johannesburg) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on the 30th of April 2015. The picket …

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Press Release: GDF Suez is a pollution CEO not a Climate CEO, claim Earthlife Africa

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 24th of April, 2015- Environmental justice organisation, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, will be holding a second picket outside of the French based company GDF Suez offices in Woodmead, Johannesburg. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is appalled to find that the company, of which 35% is owned by the French government, is urging governments of the world to “set science-based global and national targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the development of alternative energy sources”, while continuing to build carbon intensive coal fired power stations in …

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Press Release: GDF Suez set to increase climate change in South Africa, Earthlife to Protest

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 14th of April, 2015- Environmental justice organisation, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, will be holding a series of pickets over the next two weeks outside of the French based company GDF Suez’s offices in Woodmead, Johannesburg. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg demands that the company, which is owned 35% by the French government, pulls out of coal in South Africa entirely and funds renewable energy instead. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s pickets will be at GDF Suez offices (located at 6-10 Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Johannesburg) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on …

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Press Release: Women unite against nuclear procurement

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 18th of March, 2015- In celebration of International Women’s Week 2015, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Women Energy and Climate Change Forum (WECCF) are heading to the Department of Energy to protest against the secretive nuclear procurement deal with Russian state owned nuclear cooperation- Rosatom. The women will gather at the Department of Energy, located at No. 192 corner Visagie and Paul Kruger street in Pretoria at 10H30 am on the 19th March 2015. Through the protest ordinary South African women, who will carry the greatest …

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