Thabametsi Court Hearing – Newsflash & MR

MEDIA RELEASE:  From the courtroom: What happened at the hearing of SA’s first climate change case In South Africa’s first climate change court case last week, non-profit environmental justice organisation Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), represented by the Centre for Environmental Rights, presented compelling arguments to the North Gauteng High Court why the Minister of Environmental Affairs’ decision to uphold the environmental authorisation for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station in Limpopo must be set aside. ELA argues that: the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) granted the environmental authorisation for Thabametsi without adequate …

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Press Release: Earthlife Africa warns Eskom that the new IRP is abuse against women

Press Release: Earthlife Africa warns Eskom that the new IRP is abuse against women FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 29th of November, 2016 On the 1st of December 2016 more than 500 women from Environmental Justice organisation, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, and her grassroots partner organisations will descend on the Eskom regional offices in Braamfontein. Dressed in black, the message that the woman wish to send to Eskom is clear: South Africa’s new energy plan, released on the 22nd of November 2016, is farce and does not reflect the …

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Press Release: Earthlife Africa to host the Nuclear-Free Future Awards 2016

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg:  11 November 2016  Press Release:  Earthlife Africa to host the Nuclear-Free Future Awards 2016  For Immediate Release: Johannesburg, As South Africa lies on the brink of procuring 8 nuclear reactors in the most expensive and dangerous tender that the country has ever seen. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will host the annual international Nuclear Free Future Award (NFFA). This year’s NFFAward laureates come from Ethiopia, France, the Netherlands, Turkey, and South Africa. Since 1998 the Nuclear-Free Future Award has honored individuals and organizations from around the globe who are …

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