SUPPORT OUR LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NUCLEAR

SAFCEI and  Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, have briefed our legal team and are asking for everyone’s help. We need to raise 1.5 million to prepare and run a court case to help stop the procurement of nuclear energy for South Africa. We are looking for donors, both international and local, and because government is rushing to sign procurement deals, we need to raise the money now! We ask for your contributions – the smallest donations are welcome. Every rand counts!   We cannot compromise our sovereignty or energy security with contracts that commit all South …

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The Big Nuclear Showdown debate!

South Africa is in the grip of an electricity crisis, with loadshedding becoming an almost daily occurrence. The shortage of electricity and poor state of Eskom’s coal-fired power stations has led to leading energy industry experts scrambling for answers. Supporters of nuclear power argue that nuclear power will provide safe and clean electricity; however others argue that nuclear power is too costly, complicated to build on time and will leave a legacy of dangerous radioactive waste. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg aims to bring these arguments to the forefront of the public …

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#Divest From #coal @ENGIEgroup (former GDF Suez)

Join Earthlife Africa, with support from Les Amis de la Terre, Friends of the Earth International, groundWork, and 350africa.org this Friday, 15th May in a twitterstorm in calling on the French company Engie (former GDF Suez) and the French government to divest from coal, starting with a proposed 1200MW coal plant in South Africa. The twitterstorm will coincide with a 1000-strong march in Johannesburg, South Africa, organised by Earthlife Africa, to the French Consulate and a picket at the Engie headquarters kicking off at 8am GMT. Young Friends of the …

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