June 9, 2014

Protesters raise concerns of the environmental injustice posed by nuclear

On World Environment Day, 5th June; protesters gathered outside Eskom for a series of pickets demonstrating how hazardous Nuclear is to the environment. Nuclear energy is […]
June 5, 2014

Press release: CER calls on SAPS and NPA to investigate criminal liability for deaths of three infants in Bloemhof

Centre of environmental rights Cape Town, 4 June 2014 The Centre for Environmental Rights has today written to the Northwest Police Commissioner and the Northwest Director […]
June 4, 2014

Press Release: Nuclear energy is out for World Environment Day

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 02 June 2014 Every year on the 5th of June is World Environment Day: a day used by the United Nations Environment […]
May 26, 2014

MEDIA ALERT: Public Panel Event- Waterberg Electricity

Balancing Water Reserves and Carbon Budgets – and Toxic Tour 26th May 2014 Environmental justice organisations, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and groundWork, are to hold a public […]
May 24, 2014

Press Release: Johannesburg’s Dangerous Air

Jozi Air 10 times above safe limit, according to World Health Organisation [1] Earthlife Africa Jhb, groundWork Date: 09th May 2014 Johannesburg, 09th May 2014- As […]
March 8, 2010

Free Basic Electricity Research Launched

Download this report: Free Basic Electricity Research March 2010 The Report assesses the 50kWh of free basic electricity suggested by Government for poor households. The rationale […]
March 5, 2010

Why the World Bank Should Not Fund Eskom

Should the World Bank grant a $3.75 billion (R29 bn) loan to Eskom? No. GET INVOLVED 1) If you represent an organisation, endorse the statement below […]
March 4, 2010

8th March Launch of Free Basic Electricity Research

Press Release: Launch of Free Basic Electricity Research and Protest Action Earthlife Africa Jhb 4th of March 2010 There is a direct link between the provision […]
March 3, 2010

Koeberg Alliance Meeting on Nukes

The Koeberg Alert Alliance is holding an open meeting on nuclear power on 8th of March in Cape Town. Please attend.
March 2, 2010


PRESS RELEASE: NERSA’S APPROVAL ON ELECTRICITY TARIFF INCREASE 24 FEBRUARY 2010 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is not surprised by the Nersa decision to increase tariffs. Nersa has […]
February 18, 2010

South Africans say no to Eskom’s R29 billion World Bank loan

Communities, environmental groups, academics and NGOs today call on the World Bank to cease and desist from a proposed loan of R29 billion ($3.75 bn) to […]
February 10, 2010

SENSE 58 Jan. 2010

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 58: Jan. 2010 ——————————————————————————————————- Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of […]
February 8, 2010

Acid mine water flows into wetland

Acid mine water is pouring out of an old mine shaft on the West Rand, near Randfontein. The water is untreated and contains toxic heavy metals, […]
February 2, 2010

Wonderfonteinspruit Remediation Action Plan

The government invited public comment on its ‘Remediation Action Plan for the Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area’. This is its plan to clean up certain areas that are polluted with […]