April 30, 2014

COP18

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 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 […]
September 16, 2011

1st Pictures from Today’s March on Eskom

Over 1,500 people marched today against Eskom’s inclusion in South Africa’s official negotiating team for COP17. These are the first pictures, more to follow:
September 14, 2011

Press Release: March Against Eskom, Conflict of Interest, and Secret Deals

Earthlife Africa Jhb 14th September 2011 Earthlife Africa Jhb will march on Eskom and BHP Billiton in Johannesburg to protest these companies’ continued disregard of the […]
September 1, 2011

NO to Nuclear 1 Insanity

In the wake of Fukushima, the SA Government has committed to six new PWR nuclear plants. The first Environmental Impact Assessment for one of these plants […]
June 15, 2011

Press Release: South Africa’s High Carbon Emission Negotiators, UNFCCC Failing

Earthlife Africa Jhb, groundWork 15th June 2011 The UNFCCC international climate change intersession currently underway in Bonn is showing very little progress. The chances of a […]
May 16, 2011

Anti-fracking Activists call for a National Boycott of Shell!

Plans by oil companies to explore for fossil gas in large parts of the Karoo have begun a firestorm of protest. Tens of thousands of square […]
April 25, 2011

Action in solidarity for people affected by nuclear disasters

On Monday 18 April 2011, activists from Earthlife Africa Cape Town (ELA CT) showed their concern and support for the people of Japan in the wake […]
April 5, 2011

An action plan for acid mine drainage

Finally, the seriousness of the acid mine drainage problem in South Africa has been acknowledged at ministerial level and an action plan has been outlined.  Mine […]
March 25, 2011

Press Statement: Nuclear Energy, Nedlac, Green Paper on Climate Change

Press Statement: Nuclear Energy, Nedlac, Green Paper on Climate Change Climate Justice Now! South Africa 25th March 2011 Government disregards Nedlac’s outcome on a call for […]
March 24, 2011

Press Release: Anti-Nuclear Protest at the Department of Energy

Earthlife Africa Jhb 24th March 2011 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Youth and Climate Change Forum will be holding a protest at the Department of Energy […]