ARTICLES RELATING TO EARTHLIFE AFRICA

Nuclear judgment: what government now needs to do

2017-04-27 21:00

The court ruling setting aside government’s nuclear cooperation agreements means it now has to act rationally and adhere to due administrative process, says civil rights body OUTA.

Eskom plans its first biomass plant

2017-04-09 06:06

Eskom plans to build its first biomass plant in Mpumalanga in its endeavour to reduce its carbon emissions that contribute over 50% of the country’s total greenhouse gasses.

Earthlife wins SA’s first climate change court case

2017-03-09 13:57

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg has won SA's first climate change court case, forcing government to reconsider an appeal regarding a coal-fired power station in Limpopo.

Ratings agencies won't look kindly upon nuclear plans – economist

2016-09-08 13:58

National Treasury will have little choice but to make room for nuclear expenditure in its mini-budget in October.

Nuclear deal: State misses another court deadline

2016-05-24 07:59

The government must respect the rules and commit to following timeframes, environmentalists have said after the state once again failed to submit answering affidavits.

NGOs take government to court over nuclear plans

2015-10-15 16:27

Two NGOs have approached courts to challenge government’s plans to procure nuclear reactors for a 'complete lack of transparency' among other issues.

Sasol 'profits from pollution' - Earthlife

2014-09-12 06:33

Environmental NGO Earthlife Africa has criticised Sasol’s recent profit report calling it ‘profits from pollution’.

Anonymous nuke ship to dock in SA

2014-05-05 13:51

An application has been made for an unknown ship to enter the Nelson Mandela Bay area, the ship is asking for permission to enter the bay with nuclear material that is unspecified.

Eskom infiltrated NGOs meetings, marches

2013-11-12 12:45

An intelligence company contracted by Eskom infiltrated NGOs’ public meetings and marches after the energy provider made a public apology for spying.

Activists object to Pelindaba smelter

2013-08-22 11:16

An environmental organisation has warned that an imminent announcement of a nuclear waste treatment facility will negatively impact local residents.

 

Judgment day in 'secret nuclear deal' case

2017-04-26 06:27

The Western Cape High Court will today deliver judgment in the nuclear court case brought by two organisations against government.

Earthlife wins first case against coal power

2017-03-12 06:02

Environmentalists believe they have struck a major blow to the future of coal-powered stations, following their win in the first climate change case in the High Court in Pretoria this week.

Govt defends nuclear 'secrecy'

2017-02-24 11:55

The government has come under fire for tabling treaties in Parliament without debate as an application over its nuclear deal with Russia continues in the Western Cape High Court.

Controversial nuclear programme to launch at month-end

2016-09-08 11:29

The nuclear procurement programme will officially begin on September 30, amid a court case against the process and as rating agencies watch spending plans.

Safcei prepared to go to ConCourt over ‘secret’ nuclear deal

2016-05-23 14:50

An environmental group locked in a legal battle with government over its nuclear procurement plans says it is prepared to go all the way to the Constitutional Court.

Nuclear energy briefing revealed nothing new - DA, experts

2015-07-14 21:25

Several environmental organisations and experts have raised questions around the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation's "status update" on the Nuclear New Build project, saying it contains nothing new.

Earthlife to protest Eskom nuclear deal

2014-07-15 08:25

Earthlife Africa will protest against a proposed nuclear deal outside Eskom's offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

State of the Nation 'terrible news' - body

2014-02-14 13:44

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address is not good news for both the environment and the goal of eradicating poverty, says Earthlife Africa.

Eskom apologises for spying on NGOs

2013-11-11 14:51

Eskom has publicly apologised to three environmental NGO’s after it was accused of spying on them.

Activists protest Anglo's 'dirty energy'

2013-08-06 14:16

Anglo American should abandon its plan to mine coal for power generation in Limpopo and instead help source renewable energy, Earthlife Africa says.

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