September 19, 2013

Alert: Eskom gets an F in ‘Science’ and ‘Good Behaviour’

Johannesburg, 19 September 2013 – Next week, civil society organisations will confront Eskom with regard to the findings of the 2013 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel […]
September 16, 2013

Press Release: The World Bank Abandons the People of the Waterberg District

Earthlife Africa Jhb and groundWork 15 September 2013 In 2010, The World Bank lent Eskom 3.75 billion dollars to build the Medupi power station. Some of […]
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 […]
September 3, 2010

Press Release: Government Secrecy Around PBMR Closure

Earthlife Africa Jhb 3rd of September 2010 On the First of September 2010, Cabinet held a “secret” session on the closure of the PMBR company. Earthlife […]
August 5, 2010

Gender, Energy and Climate Change Statement

CONFERENCE ON WOMEN IN ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE HOSTED BY EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG 5 AUGUST 2010 Energy and climate change have often been viewed as an […]
August 4, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: CONFERENCE, WOMEN IN ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

PRESS RELEASE: CONFERENCE, WOMEN IN ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE 5th AUGUST 2010 Earthlife Africa Jhb As we commemorate Women’s day on 9th August, we are reminded of […]
August 4, 2010

Press Release: $3.75 Billion World Bank Loan to Eskom to Face Full Enquiry

Press Release: $3.75 Billion World Bank Loan to Eskom to Face Full Enquiry groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb 4th of August 2010 The World Bank Inspection Panel […]
July 23, 2010

Toxic mine water and human rights violations on the East Rand

Unpaid mineworkers at Grootvlei mine, on the East Rand, are bravely keeping the pump station working to prevent huge volumes of toxic mine water flowing into […]
July 1, 2010

DoE’s Attempt to define the next 50 years: IRP2

The Department of Energy is planning the next fifty years of our future electricity generation choices in the space of five months. One month of planning […]
July 1, 2010

A response to the Nuke EIA

Eskom is doing an Environmental Impact Assessment for a new nuclear power station. Read Earthlife Africa Jhb’s response to this latest bout of insanity here. From […]
June 20, 2010

More about Mapungubwe National Park and what’s at risk from mining activities

On the northern border of Limpopo, the Mapungubwe National Park was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003. As a signatory to the World Heritage Convention, […]
June 20, 2010

Mining threatens Mapungubwe World Heritage site in South Africa

An Australian mining company, Coal of Africa Ltd, has started activities in a sensitive area without a water use license and with what many environmental experts consider […]