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.

Activists proclaim 'new' Eskom management

2012-10-23 10:00

Environmental activists have protested at Eskom's headquarters, claiming Eskom management titles in a campaign to highlight the utility's electricity tariff application.

Activists claim Zuma supporters attacked them

2011-12-08 17:00

Tensions between local activists at COP 17 in Durban and the government have exploded with activists claiming they were assaulted by “a group of pro-Zuma supporters”.

Food is key to climate talks - activists

2011-11-29 09:43

As climate negotiators meet in Durban for the UN-sponsored talks, activists say that the key issue is food security.

SA ready for climate conference

2011-09-30 16:02

South Africa is ready to host the UN climate change conference COP 17, but activists don't have high hopes for a binding deal

Activists slam SA nuclear decision

2011-09-16 11:31

Environmental groups have slammed the government's decision to build nuclear plants, saying it will not lead to energy security in SA.


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.

Eskom accused of spying on activists

2013-02-13 14:50

Power utility Eskom spied on the activities of green organisations in the country, Earthlife Africa and Greenpeace have claimed.

Greenpeace challenges Eskom over Kusile

2012-04-25 14:27

Environmental group Greenpeace has challenged Eskom to cancel the proposed Kusile power plant and focus on renewable energy.

Colonialism legacy 'haunts' food production

2011-12-06 12:24

Agriculture in Africa should be transformed to facilitate food security, but the legacy of colonialism looms large, an activist organisation has said.

Earthlife slams government climate data

2011-11-01 18:51

Carbon emissions targets contained in the government's National Climate Change Response White Paper are "completely inadequate", Earthlife Africa has said.

Water scarcity will hit SA, warn activists

2011-09-28 23:10

Lack of water and food in South Africa is a critical threat as climate change takes hold, environmental organisations have warned.

Climate conference has 'already failed'

2011-09-14 22:17

An environmental activist organisation has labelled the UN-sponsored climate talks in Durban a failure as negotiators struggle to reach consensus on a binding climate treaty.

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