February 26, 2012

Plans for dealing with acid mine drainage – a call for public consultations

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg calls for urgent public consultations to discuss plans for dealing with acid mine drainage Media release of 24 February 2011 The Johannesburg metropolitan […]
February 16, 2012

Fukushima Remembered: List of Events

One year on, Earthlife Africa Jhb and Greenpeace Africa will be hosting a series of event to remember the Fukushima tragedy; a painful lesson for South […]
February 16, 2012

Press Release: Department of Energy’s Strike Against Democracy

Earthlife Africa Jhb 16th of February 2012 The Department of Energy has promulgated two draft bills that it intends to send to Parliament. These Bills are […]
February 10, 2012

Department of Energy’s New Anti-Democratic Legislation

The Department of Energy want YOU not know what electricity tariffs will be, and will refuse YOU the right to make public input into tariff prices. […]
December 8, 2011

Press Release: Pro-Zuma Supporters Physically Attack Civil Society at Durban Townhall Meeting on Climate Change.

groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb 8th of Dec. 2011 President Zuma watches as Supporters Assault Peaceful Demonstrators Twenty minutes ago and in a meeting designed for engagement […]
February 17, 2009

Press Release: SASOL’s CDM and Greenwash

Press Release: SASOL’s CDM and Greenwash Earthlife Africa Jhb 17th of February 2009 In December 2008, Sasol formally applied to register a project with the United […]
January 14, 2009

NERSA’s Flawed Feed-In Tariff Proposal?

NERSA sent out its proposal for a feed-in tariff (REFIT) on the 15th of Dec. 2008 and placed a deadline for comment by the 15th of […]
December 5, 2008

Press Release: Earthlife Welcomes Eskom’s Decision to Cancel Plans for Nuclear Programme

Earthlife Africa Jhb 5th of Dec. 2008 Earthlife Africa Jhb welcomes Eskom decision not to press ahead with a planned nuclear build programme. This represents a […]
December 4, 2008

Sustainable Energy Briefing 17: Renewable Energy Costs

With Eskom negotiating with the World Bank for a US$5 billion dollar loan to finance a part of its planned R1 trillion expansion plan, there is […]
December 4, 2008

Press Release: Minster Van Schalkwyk’s Doubletalk

Earthlife Africa Jhb 4th of Dec. 2008 When international negotiations on climate change are underway, the Minister Van Schalkwyk tries to make progressive statements regarding emissions […]
December 3, 2008

Press Release: Global Movement Pushes for “Zero Waste” to Combat Climate Change

Earthlife Africa Jhb 6 December 2008, Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, South Africa. As thousands of government officials, civil society advocates and other participants gather in Poznan, Poland […]
December 2, 2008


Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Energy Policy Unit of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA Jhb). SENSE […]
November 28, 2008

Press Release: Climate Change Negotiations in Poland

Earthlife Africa Jhb 28th of November 2008 From the 1st of Dec. to the 12th of Dec. 2008, politicians, scientists and members of civil society will […]
November 28, 2008

From dirty energy to a climate friendly economy?

“From dirty energy to a climate friendly economy?” Published in Sunday Independent, 5/10/08 Between now and March 2009, the public will be asked to participate in […]