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Energy Minister David Mahlobo and Eskom have made pledges to the Western Cape High Court that they will adhere to the court ruling regarding the nuclear procurement programme.
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 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 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.
National Treasury will have little choice but to make room for nuclear expenditure in its mini-budget in October.
The government must respect the rules and commit to following timeframes, environmentalists have said after the state once again failed to submit answering affidavits.
Two NGOs have approached courts to challenge government’s plans to procure nuclear reactors for a 'complete lack of transparency' among other issues.
Environmental NGO Earthlife Africa has criticised Sasol’s recent profit report calling it ‘profits from pollution’.
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.
An intelligence company contracted by Eskom infiltrated NGOs’ public meetings and marches after the energy provider made a public apology for spying.
Earthlife Africa, supported by Greenpeace Africa and partner organisations, are marching in protest of South Africa’s planned nuclear power station build programme as part of the global day of action on climate change.
The Western Cape High Court will today deliver judgment in the nuclear court case brought by two organisations against government.
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.
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.
The nuclear procurement programme will officially begin on September 30, amid a court case against the process and as rating agencies watch spending plans.
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.
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 Africa will protest against a proposed nuclear deal outside Eskom's offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
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 has publicly apologised to three environmental NGO’s after it was accused of spying on them.
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