July 29, 2016

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: THE NUCLEAR- FREE FUTURE AWARDS 2016

Johannesburg, 29th July 2016. This year’s NFFAward laureates come from Ethiopia, France, the Netherlands, Turkey, and South Africa. Since 1998 the Nuclear-Free Future Award has honored […]
July 26, 2016

JAPANESE DIRTY INVESTMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA- EARTHLIFE AFRICA TO PROTEST

Johannesburg, 26th July 2016. If there is any country that truly carries the environmental and social burden of dirty energy production choices, it is Japan. Yet, […]
July 26, 2016

KELVIN POWER STATION REFUSES COMMUNITIES ANSWERS ON ITS EXPENSIVE POLLUTION- EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG TO PROTEST

Johannesburg, 26th July 2016. Despite efforts from Environmental Justice Organisation, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, to access information on one of Johannesburg’s major sources of pollution, the City […]
July 22, 2016

Race and the Environment Conference

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg present Race and the Environment Conference
July 19, 2016

BECAUSE YOU SHOULDN’T HAVE TO HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR ELECTRICITY- EARTHLIFE AFRICA TO PROTEST KELVIN POWER STATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The City of Johannesburg has a dirty secret. One, which sadly has escaped the debates ahead of the local government elections on August […]
April 22, 2014

Press Release: South African and French partnership misses IPCC boat

Johannesburg, 21 April 2014 – The coal-mining company, Exxaro, and the French energy giant, GDF Suez, have teamed up to build a 1200MW coal-fired power station […]
April 22, 2014

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Jhb to Protest at Anglo American’s AGM

Johannesburg 21 April 2014 – Earlier this month, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) rejected Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc Inc.’s application of a 600MW […]
April 15, 2014

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

Johannesburg, 08 April 2014 – Earthlife Africa Johannesburg applauds the Department of Environmental Affairs for living up to its mandate. The Department has put its foot […]
March 24, 2014

Press Release: ESKOM’S APPLICATION FOR INCREASED AIR POLLUTION FROM ITS KRIEL POWER STATION REFUSED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Centre for Environmental Rights groundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa) ESKOM’S APPLICATION FOR INCREASED AIR POLLUTION FROM ITS KRIEL […]
February 27, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Budget allows business to sparkle but dulls on environment

PRESS RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Budget allows business to sparkle but dulls on environment Johannesburg, February 26, 2014 – Environmentally-minded South Africans listened anxiously to the […]
February 14, 2014

Press Release: President Zuma’s Anti-Environment State of the Nation Speech

President Zuma’s Anti-Environment State of the Nation Speech Earthlife Africa Jhb 13 February 2014 President Zuma’s State of the Nation address was terrible news for both […]
February 12, 2014

Press Release: WHO’S THE BOSS? HOW ESKOM PLANS TO DUPE SOUTH AFRICA

UPDATE (2014-02-12, 4:30pm): Our parther the Centre for Environmental Rights has made a submission on Eskom’s variation applications for 14 power stations. The accompanying submission on […]
February 4, 2014

Earthlife Protest at C40: Are mayors part of the problem or leaders towards a better future?

Johannesburg February 3, 2014 – On Wednesday the 5th of Feb., hundreds of climate activists will protest at the C40 summit starting at 10:00am at the […]
December 5, 2013

Press Release: Eskom risks South African’s health by neglecting to invest in in reducing pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Centre for Environmental Rights groundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa) Johannesburg, Gauteng, Thursday 5th December 2013 – Eskom is […]