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 […]
April 30, 2014


Team South Africa is at COP18 in Doha. And like with last year’s COP17, it includes South Africa’s biggest polluter, Eskom. The buses which drive delegates […]
April 30, 2014

COP17 Review

Download Link: COP17 review_web With ocean acidification now occurring faster than at any point in the past 300 million years, COP17 (and every other COP) has […]
April 30, 2014

COP17 Activities

For a complete list of civil society activities, plus details on the Global Day of Action in Durban on the 3rd of December, please go to […]
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 […]
August 1, 2013

July 18, first picket at Anglo American

Leading up to the march on Anglo American on August 6, Earthlife Africa Jhb picketed at the corner of Main and Ferreira Roads in central Johannesburg. […]
October 12, 2011

Pictures from Sasol Demonstration 12 Oct 2011

Below are a collection of pictures from our demonstration about Sasol’s attempt to capture South Africa’s negotiating team for COP17 (press release here). Business Day LIVE […]
September 15, 2010

SE Briefing 20: Nuclear Power

In South Africa, while the PBMR has been scheduled for shut down at the end of August 2010, government has not ruled out nuclear power. The […]
February 20, 2008

Press Release: Nuclear Industry backs down

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg,¬† 20 February The powerful South African nuclear industry has backed down and withdrawn the complaint it laid with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission (BCC) […]