April 26, 2013

Centre for Environmental Rights to challenge Kusile in May

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) has been invited to present a submission regarding Kusile to the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism. CER […]
April 25, 2013

Energy Research Centre provides new Power Plan

The Energy Research Centre at the University of Cape Town recently published its report Towards a New Power Plan. The report intends to stimulate debate around […]
April 16, 2013

Natural Gas not a viable option in South Africa

Chairing a one-hour discussion on the “Gas Week 2013”, Glenn Lewington from Classic FM interviewed Tristen Taylor, Project Coordinator at Earthlife Africa. Tristen shared his views […]
April 4, 2013

Alliance questions World Bank’s lending practices

Source: BusinessNews, Nigeria A global alliance of development, environment, faith-based, human rights, science, community, women’s and indigenous rights groups sent a letter to Jim Yong Kim, […]
March 20, 2013

‘brics-from-below’ – counter summit hosted in Durban

In anticipation of the 5th BRICS meeting, peoples’ organisations, NGOs and academics from BRICS countries will gather in Durban, South Africa in March 22-27 to foster […]
March 3, 2010

Koeberg Alliance Meeting on Nukes

The Koeberg Alert Alliance is holding an open meeting on nuclear power on 8th of March in Cape Town. Please attend.
March 2, 2010


PRESS RELEASE: NERSA’S APPROVAL ON ELECTRICITY TARIFF INCREASE 24 FEBRUARY 2010 Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is not surprised by the Nersa decision to increase tariffs. Nersa has […]
February 18, 2010

South Africans say no to Eskom’s R29 billion World Bank loan

Communities, environmental groups, academics and NGOs today call on the World Bank to cease and desist from a proposed loan of R29 billion ($3.75 bn) to […]
February 10, 2010

SENSE 58 Jan. 2010

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 58: Jan. 2010 ——————————————————————————————————- Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of […]
February 8, 2010

Acid mine water flows into wetland

Acid mine water is pouring out of an old mine shaft on the West Rand, near Randfontein. The water is untreated and contains toxic heavy metals, […]
February 2, 2010

Wonderfonteinspruit Remediation Action Plan

The government invited public comment on its ‘Remediation Action Plan for the Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area’. This is its plan to clean up certain areas that are polluted with […]
January 19, 2010

Latest acid mine drainage crisis calls for a constructive response from civil society

Media Release 19 January 2010 From: Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (Acid Mine Drainage Working Group) Endorsed by: Legal Resources Centre, Federation for a Sustainable Environment, The GreenHouse […]
December 22, 2009

Press Release: Copenhagen: Nothing to be proud about!

Press Release: Copenhagen: Nothing to be proud about! groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa [1] Earthlife Africa Johannesburg [2] Tuesday, 22 December 2009 Government is […]
December 20, 2009

Submission to NERSA on Eskom’s Revised MYPD2 Application

Submission to NERSA on Eskom’s Revised MYPD2 Application 14th Dec. 2009 General Remarks: In general, Earthlife Africa Jhb believes that its original submission still stands and […]