January 16, 2013

SE Briefing 25: Budgeting & Procurement

The briefing explores two seperate avenues civil societies could look at in order to influence government procurement: (1) the budgetary process that pays for procurement, and […]
January 15, 2013

SE Briefing 24: Nuclear Energy Procurement

This briefing explores the constitutionality of the proposed large-scale procurement of nuclear energy. The Department of Energy is obligated, under section 217 of the Constitution, to […]
January 8, 2013

Earthlife Africa started YouTube channel

In late 2012, Earthlife Africa set up its official YouTube channel. The channel provides videos on current and former actions as well as informational and educational […]
December 11, 2012

Doha climate talks: Industrialised countries block climate action

Earthlife Africa – part of the Friends of the Earth network – shares FoE’s position in strongly condemning the governments of industrialised countries for blocking action […]
November 29, 2012

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Jhb Marches on Corporations Responsible for Climate Change

On the 1st of December, Earthlife Africa Jhb and allies will be marching on BHP Billiton, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Eskom as part of the Global […]
November 16, 2009

Press Release: Sasol Short-listed for Worst Climate Change Lobbyist Award, The Angry Mermaid Award

Press Release: Sasol Short-listed for Worst Climate Change Lobbyist Award, The Angry Mermaid Award Friday, 13th of November 2009 Earthlife Africa Jhb and groundWork On the […]
November 3, 2009

Climate Justice Now! South Africa Launched

Climate Justice Now! South Africa was launched on the 29th of October 2009 in Durban, KZN About CJN!SA CJN!SA is an alliance of organisations, communities and […]
November 3, 2009

Government plans to clean up Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area

Public participation process underway Workshops are being held to inform the public of the government plans to clean up sites in the Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area that […]
October 20, 2009

ELA Jhb Acid Mine Drainage Working Group

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s Acid Mine Drainage Working Group was formed in July 2009 in response to the growing crisis of acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand. […]
October 20, 2009

Taking action on acid mine drainage

The problems related to acid mine drainage (AMD) are going to be with us for decades, if not hundreds, of years to come, so it is […]
October 20, 2009

Fact sheets and articles about acid mine drainage

Some useful resources to find out more about acid mine drainage:  ELA (Jhb) fact sheets (pdf) to download:  AMD Fact sheet 1 AMD fact sheet 2 […]
October 16, 2009

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Welcomes End to Rio Tinto Smelter

Press Release: Earthlife Africa Welcomes End to Rio Tinto Smelter Earthlife Africa Jhb 16th of October 2009 Sense is beginning to reign in the South African […]
October 1, 2009

SENSE 57 Sept 2009

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 57: Sept. 2009 ——————————————————————————————————- Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of […]
September 20, 2009

SE Briefing 18: Eskom Costs and Tariffs

This Sustainable Energy Briefing seeks to bring some degree of clarity to the confusing issue of Eskom costs and tariffs, and, in particular, tariffs to industrial […]