October 14, 2015

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PROCUREMENT – LEGAL CHALLENGE

INVITATION TO PRESS BRIEFING   From: Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA) and Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) Venue: Civicus House, located at 24 Gwi Gwi […]
October 7, 2015

Press Release: Earthlife Africa declares the Department of Energy a danger zone

Press Release: Earthlife Africa declares the Department of Energy a danger zone Earthlife Africa Jhb FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE Johannesburg, 7th of October 2015, South Africa’s most […]
October 5, 2015
Issued by Earthlife Africa (Johannesburg), groundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa) and the Highveld Environmental Justice Network Tuesday, 29 September 2015 Off the coast of […]
August 31, 2015

WHAT DANGER DOES THE NUCLEAR ENERGY POSE FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH DURBAN & SOUTH AFRICA

Due to the current energy crisis South Africa is faced with, the Department of Energy has confirmed its ambition to build 6 – 8 Nuclear power […]
August 24, 2015

SUPPORT OUR LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NUCLEAR

SAFCEI and  Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, have briefed our legal team and are asking for everyone’s help. We need to raise 1.5 million to prepare and run a court case […]
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 25, 2014

Protesters keep up the pressure after South Africa nixes Waterberg plant

In the wake of a decision by the Department of Environmental Affairs rejecting a 600-megawatt (MW) coal plant in the Waterberg, sponsors Anglo American Thermal Coal […]
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 […]
April 1, 2014

Join a great team! 3 open positions with Earthlife

Community Education Officer (SELP): Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is looking for a Community Education Officer for the Sustainable Energy & Livelihoods Project (SELP): SELP is a new […]
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 […]