September 8, 2017

Don’t Nuke The Climate Debate, 11 September 2017

Don’t nuke the climate debate Panel co-hosted by Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa and Inala A cold war debate: Russian and US No Nukes Activists tell […]
September 8, 2017

Seminar on nuclear energy as ongoing governance threat, 12 September 2017

Seminar on nuclear energy as ongoing governance threat You are invited for Conversation: Date/time: Tuesday, 12 September, 12:30-2pm Venue: Mwalimu House, Classroom G, Wits Management Campus, […]
July 3, 2017

About the forums

INTRODUCTION The various programs and forums in ELA serves as a platform that provides public response to the increasing discontent the public has regarding energy, sustainability, […]
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


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 […]
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 […]
January 24, 2014

Press Release: Eskom exposed as one of worst corporations parallel to WEF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earthlife Africa Johannesburg groundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa) Eskom exposed as one of worst corporations parallel to WEF Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg, […]
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 […]
November 28, 2013

Open Letter / Press Release: Send Eskom to rehab for its coal addiction

On behalf of groundWork, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is sharing their open letter regarding the international Public Eye Award: Dear friends, Eskom coal-fired power stations surround the […]
November 18, 2013

COP19 and the Global Day of Action on Climate Change

Earthlife Africa Jhb has joined the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP19) in Warsaw, Poland. Dominique Doyle, […]
November 11, 2013

Press Release: Eskom makes full disclosure and apologises to Greenpeace, groundWork and Earthlife Africa Jhb

Johannesburg, 11 November 2013 – Non-governmental groups groundWork, Earthlife AfricaJhb and Greenpeace Africa today agreed to re-join Eskom’s Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) forum after Eskom disclosed the […]
October 17, 2013

Global Month of Action on Energy – People demand shift in Energy Generation

Johannesburg October 11, 2013 – 1,500 environmental activists took to the streets of Johannesburg today to protest Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc International’s plans […]
October 3, 2013

March Alert: Global Month of Action on Energy – AngloAmerican again targeted by civil society

As part of the Global Month of Action on Energy, civil society organisations are going to march to AngloAmerican in Johannesburg on October 11. Earthlife Africa […]
September 26, 2013

Press Release: Eskom Gets an F for Science

Earthlife Africa Jhb groundWork Greenpeace Africa Thursday, 26 September 2013 – Tomorrow in Stockholm, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [1] will be releasing the […]