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Dear Earthlife Africa supporter   Please note that the contact details for Earthlife Africa JHB has been changed as indicated on the image.   Sincerely,   Earthlife Africa JHB Team

How Safe is Koeberg Really?

Members of the Climate Justice Action Group (CJAG) protesting recent developments in nuclear energy in the country. Given the ongoing controversy around Eskom’s application to extend the life of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station (KNPS) by 20 years past its original...

Furthering Fossil Fuels in Africa is a Threat to Both People and Climate

Title image: Residents of the Vhembe district in Limpopo protesting against the proposed MMSEZ that will threaten people, nature and the climate.   By Dr Neil Overy Despite the ever-deepening climate emergency, many of Africa’s political elite are giddily...

Carbon Offsets are Basically a Licence to Pollute

Cover image: Thabo Sibeko at a anti-coal protest during the Standard Bank AGM in Sandton last year. The whole concept of carbon offsetting is simply another frontier of capital accumulation and profit-seeking based on yet more exploitation and the externalising of...

A Gender Just Transition Report – 2024

Dear Earthlife Africa visitor please find the report on A Gender Just Transition Here: A-Gender-Just-Transition_Report-2024  

EARTHLIFE AFRICA CELEBRATES VICTORY AS UNDP COMPLIANCE UNIT RECOMMENDS WITHDRAWAL FROM MMSEZ MOU

Earthlife Africa and communities who may be negatively affected by the MMSEZ say that human and environmental rights, including the wellbeing of affected communities,  must be prioritised. Today, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and several of the vibrant communities in...

BRICS – Fossil Fuels and Human Rights

NEIL OVERY AND ULRICH STEENKAMP As the leaders of the five original members of BRICS, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, congratulate themselves on the successful expansion of the group, all of us should be deeply concerned about the potentially negative...

Highlights – 2023

Dear Earthlife Africa Community Wow! What another whirlwind year 2023 has been. This year started off with the worst news – the environmental justice movement (and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg) had lost another giant, our very own Nomalizo Xhoma… a warrior woman, an...

Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone – The Promise of Progress and Peril 

In an effort to create widespread awareness about the plight of communities living in and around the Vhembe Biosphere Reserve in Limpopo, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg wrapped-up World Environment Month by hosting a special public screening of the short-film MMSEZ -...