The Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project seek a just transition to renewable energy and a low-carbon economy. The SECCP works to promote local and global environmental and social justice on sustainable energy and climate change issues, by changing policies and behaviour through building the awareness and capacity of civil society and government, to achieve an equitable future with respect for all. The SECCP is a campaign within Earthlife Africa Jhb.

January 29, 2013

MYPD3: Preparing civil society for the hearings

In order to prepare Earthlife and its partner organisation for the MYPD3 hearings in Midrand, Johannesburg, The Green Connection and its allies conducted their Smart Electricity […]
January 28, 2013

MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference on Eskom’s MYPD3

Cosatu’s three manufacturing unions (FAWU, NUMSA and SACCAWU) and environmental movement EARTHLIFE AFRICA are to hold a press conference to announce details of mass action against […]
November 29, 2012

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Jhb Marches on Corporations Responsible for Climate Change

On the 1st of December, Earthlife Africa Jhb and allies will be marching on BHP Billiton, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Eskom as part of the Global […]
November 22, 2012

MYPD3: Eskom’s Tariff Application

Today, South Africa is at the crossroads when it comes to the provision of electricity. The challenge is how to meet South Africa’s energy requirements in […]
October 23, 2012

Press Release: groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace confront Eskom over bad choices: Demand New Management

Press Release: groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace confront Eskom over bad choices: Demand New Management Johannesburg, 23 October, 2012: Today, three campaigning organisations joined forces […]
February 16, 2012

Press Release: Department of Energy’s Strike Against Democracy

Earthlife Africa Jhb 16th of February 2012 The Department of Energy has promulgated two draft bills that it intends to send to Parliament. These Bills are […]
February 10, 2012

Department of Energy’s New Anti-Democratic Legislation

The Department of Energy want YOU not know what electricity tariffs will be, and will refuse YOU the right to make public input into tariff prices. […]
March 15, 2011

Press Release: Launch of Earthlife Africa Jhb Report, “Second Class Citizens: Gender, energy and climate change in South Africa”

Forty percent of South Africa’s 48 million people are poor, and more than half of poor people are female. Around 2.5 million households are still without […]
February 28, 2011

Earthlife Africa Jhb Comments on COFIT

Overarching Concerns On the first page of the COFIT discussion paper, it states: “The support scheme is designed to reward on-site generation of electricity by industries […]