April 23, 2018

TODAY: LOCAL ENVIROMENTAL HEROES AWARDED THE GOLDMAN PRIZE IN SAN FRANCISCO, USA

23 APRIL 2017 Today – almost exactly a year to the day since winning the nuclear court case – it was announced that the two women […]
April 4, 2018

Press release: Battle against the climate-destroying coal IPPs escalates

Battle against the climate-destroying coal IPPs escalates APRIL 3, 2018 AT 12:21 PM Environmental activists demonstrate outside the court during the hearing of the first Thabametsi […]
December 7, 2017

What we expect from SA’s Integrated Resource Plan for electricity – 09 November 2017

What we expect from SA’s Integrated Resource Plan for electricity NOVEMBER 9, 2017 AT 1:27 PM Energy Minister David Mahlobo. Image: Moneyweb Media reports indicate that […]
December 7, 2017

Joint Letter to the Minister of Energy – 07 December 2017

The Honourable Mr David Mahlobo, MP Minister of Energy By email: zinhle.mbhele@energy.gov.za; deidre.nkopane@energy.gov.za david.mahlobo@energy.gov.za Copies to: Mr Vusimusi Sekgobela Mr Thami Mthembu Chief of Staff Stakeholder […]
November 10, 2017

EARTHLIFE AFRICA-JHB leads in the global day of action against nuclear energy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johannesburg, 10 November 2017 – The United Nations Climate negotiations currently underway in Bonn, Germany, have the nuclear industry and lobbyists pushing for […]
July 3, 2017

Mabula Mine Court Case Press Release

Civil society and community coalition wins crucial concession in fight against coal mine in water hotspot   Yesterday, the interdict application launched by the coalition of […]
March 8, 2017

VICTORY IN SA’S FIRST CLIMATE CHANGE CASE

Media Release 08 March 2017. Today the North Gauteng High Court ruled in favour of environmental justice organisation Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), and referred the appeal […]
March 6, 2017

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, […]
February 28, 2017

Thabametsi coal-fired power station threatens local communities’ water security, and poses significant climate change risk

For Immediate Release 28 February 2017 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), represented by the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), yesterday submitted comments on the draft climate change […]
November 29, 2016

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 […]
September 9, 2016
Molefe’s pronouncements on renewable energy baseless. 8 September 2016 00:09 Dear Ministers Brown, Joematt-Pettersson, Molewa and Motsoaledi Call on Ministers of Public Enterprises, Energy, Environmental Affairs, and […]
September 1, 2016

Environmental organisation turns to court over new coal-fired power plant

Environmental organisation turns to court over new coal-fired power plant 1st of September 2016. On Tuesday, 23 August 2016, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), represented by the Centre for […]
August 24, 2016

City silent on Kelvin Power Station facts: Earthlife Africa to demonstrate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City silent on Kelvin Power Station facts: Earthlife Africa to demonstrate Johannesburg, 24th of August 2016. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will protest on Thursday […]
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 […]