Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Decommissioning coal-fired power plants is among the recommendations from non-governmental environmental organisation Greenpeace Africa to Eskom to help turnaround the debt-ridden power utlity.
The moment of truth has come. How the new report by leading climate scientists about Paris goals relates to South Africa's electricity plan, writes Andree Boehling.
The organisation is protesting the inclusion of new coal in the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 announced by the Department of Energy.
At least 74 Chinese vessels have fished illegally on prohibited fishing grounds off the coast of West Africa, according to a study.
An intelligence company contracted by Eskom infiltrated NGOs’ public meetings and marches after the energy provider made a public apology for spying.
Climate change will impact on food security and poor people will bear the brunt of rising food prices, an environmental organisation has said.
It's time to act urgently on implementing the decisions that will limit the impact of climate change, an environmental activist organisation has urged.
South African cities have been challenged to combat climate change by limiting their carbon outputs.
Greenpeace has lodged a formal complaint with the Public Protector after the ministry of energy refused to release the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review.
Greenpeace believes there should be no further investment in coal-fired power stations and that it 'makes no sense' for Eskom to complete the Kusile Power Station project.
Greenpeace Africa has lambasted plans to invest in a new coal-fired power station, saying the project would leave SA efforts to move towards clean energy "meaningless".
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.
Greenpeace Africa condemns President Jacob Zuma's announcement in his State of the Nation address that government will continue to pursue nuclear investments.
Renewable energy has proven itself and the government should move ahead swiftly with implementation, an environmental organisation has urged.
Climate change is seen as a problem of the future and that creates an atmosphere of inaction, an environmental organisation has said.
Environmental activists have staged a protest outside the offices of the department of trade and industry against the proposed coal power station.
The introduction of a carbon tax in 2015, as announced in the Budget Speech, may not be sufficient to address climate change, says Greenpeace.
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