July 16, 2013

Alert: Civil society marches on Pollution Profiteers

Johannesburg, 16 July 2013 – Civil society organisations are going to answer Earthilfe Africa’s call for action on Tue, 6 August 2013. Activists are going to […]
May 15, 2013

Press Release: Minister Peters Fails to Grasp the Moment

In her budget speech on May 14, 2013, Minister Peters and the Department of Energy not only failed to seize the opportunity for a just transition […]
May 13, 2013

Press Release: Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere reach 400ppm

On the 10th of May 2013, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced that the average CO2 concentration in the atmosphere crossed the threshold of 400ppm […]
May 7, 2013

Press Release: New report ‘Dodgy Energy Deals’ available May 9

At noon on Thursday, 9 May 2013 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will electronically launch its latest report ‘Dodgy energy deals: Combatting corruption and improving procurement in South […]
April 29, 2013

Op-ed: Nuclear Power’s Threat to Democracy

Without much fanfare, the Department of Energy has propelled the country towards a democratic crisis. In a briefing to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Energy (April 16, […]
April 9, 2010

US Civil Society Statement on Loan to Eskom

April 8, 2010 Contact: Virginia Cramer, Sierra Club, 804-225-9113 x 102 Bobby Peek, groundWork, +27-82-464 1383 World Bank Vote Gives Billions to Coal United States Fails […]
April 9, 2010

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa & Earthlife Africa Johannesburg 8th of April 2010 Both Earthlife Africa […]
April 7, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: South Africans say “no” to Eskom coal

Project-affected communities take their case to the World Bank Inspection Panel 6 April 2010 | Washington, DC Community members from South Africa’s Limpopo Province filed a […]
March 25, 2010

SENSE 59: March 2010

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 59: March 2010 ——————————————————————————————————- Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of […]
March 25, 2010

Press Release: Eskom’s World Bank Loan–A Climate Shame!

Press Release: Eskom’s World Bank Loan–A Climate Shame! Earthlife Africa Jhb 25th of March 2010 The World Bank is expected to make a decision on the […]
March 20, 2010

Uranium – the risks for our health and environment

Uranium is a heavy metal that is radioactive and toxic. It is mined for the nuclear industry. On the Witwatersrand uranium is present in the gold-bearing […]
March 8, 2010

Free Basic Electricity Research Launched

Download this report: Free Basic Electricity Research March 2010 The Report assesses the 50kWh of free basic electricity suggested by Government for poor households. The rationale […]
March 5, 2010

Why the World Bank Should Not Fund Eskom

Should the World Bank grant a $3.75 billion (R29 bn) loan to Eskom? No. GET INVOLVED 1) If you represent an organisation, endorse the statement below […]
March 4, 2010

8th March Launch of Free Basic Electricity Research

Press Release: Launch of Free Basic Electricity Research and Protest Action Earthlife Africa Jhb 4th of March 2010 There is a direct link between the provision […]