March 11, 2016

Press Release: Government attempts to undermine legal case against nuclear

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg Press Release: Government attempts to undermine legal case against nuclear For immediate release: Johannesburg, 10 March 2016- Government correspondence provided to Earthlife Africa […]
March 11, 2016
Earthlife Africa Johannesburg commissioned a study by the Energy Research Center at the University of Cape Town to analyze the potential socioeconomic risks of the proposed […]
March 10, 2016

Press Release: Environmental Justice Organisations Commence Legal Action And Call for a Roll-Out of Clean Renewable Energy

For immediate release: Johannesburg, 10th of March 2016- While most of South Africa’s attention is focused on Medupi and Kusile – South Africa’s much delayed and […]
January 12, 2016
Evaluation of nuclear legislation. The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia. The report can be downloaded here Abstract This document deals with the […]
December 14, 2015

PRESS STATEMENT: Civil society unanimously contest Nuclear EIA, while Ministers who speak out against nuclear get axed

14 December 2015, Johannesburg: In the midst of Nene’s shocking axe from cabinet, most probably because Treasury openly questioned the risky nuclear procurement process, civil society […]
September 13, 2013

Press release: Burnt down – A-thermal Hazardous Waste Facility

In support of groundWork, Earthlife Africa makes room for an urgent press release by its partner organisation: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE groundWork (Friends of the Earth South […]
August 19, 2013

KfW faced rocking crowd asking for investment in clean energy

On the 15th August 2013, a group of activists descended on the Pretoria office of the German development bank KfW to protest the banking group’s financing […]
August 14, 2013

Press Release: KfW invest in clean power, say South Africans

On the 15th August 2013, a group of activists will descend on the Pretoria office of the international bank KfW to protest the banking group’s financing […]
August 1, 2013

International solidarity protests against Anglo American and Vedanta Plc

On the 1st of August 2013, activists protested Vedanta Plc’s unholy alliance with Anglo American Thermal Coal in both Johannesburg and London. Anglo and Vedanta plan […]
May 15, 2013

Press Release: Minister Peters Fails to Grasp the Moment

In her budget speech on May 14, 2013, Minister Peters and the Department of Energy not only failed to seize the opportunity for a just transition […]
May 13, 2013

Press Release: Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere reach 400ppm

On the 10th of May 2013, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced that the average CO2 concentration in the atmosphere crossed the threshold of 400ppm […]
May 7, 2013

Press Release: New report ‘Dodgy Energy Deals’ available May 9

At noon on Thursday, 9 May 2013 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will electronically launch its latest report ‘Dodgy energy deals: Combatting corruption and improving procurement in South […]
April 29, 2013

Op-ed: Nuclear Power’s Threat to Democracy

Without much fanfare, the Department of Energy has propelled the country towards a democratic crisis. In a briefing to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Energy (April 16, […]
February 13, 2013

Eskom Espionage: Eskom responds to Earthlife, groundWork, and Greenpeace

+++ Addition to the post: Johannesburg, Monday 18 February 2013 – Eskom has sent a reply to Earthlife, groundWork, and Greenpeace regarding the spying that has […]