Features stories from around Africa.
Catastrophic climate change and uncontrollable debt are burdens South Africans will have to bear for their government’s addiction to coal. On top of the escalating construction costs for Kusile, the monstrous coal-fired power plant, the country...
Greenpeace Africa’s new green jobs briefing ‘More jobs and progress for South Africa: The Advanced Energy [R]evolution scenario and its impact’ shows how South Africa’s economy and citizens will benefit immensely if the government invests...
Toy giant Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will stop buying paper and packaging linked to rainforest destruction -- this follows a global we have running over the course of the year.
Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.
Greenpeace Africa is deeply saddened by news of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai's passing away. It is a sadness we are sharing with people right across the African continent.
Today we ramped up the pressure on the South African government, urging them to reassess its flirtation with nuclear energy.
At present 90% of South Africa’s electricity comes from coal. It’s why we’re ranked as the world’s 12th largest emitter of CO2 – and by far the largest emitter on the African continent.
Since the 1990s, wind and solar power installations around the world have grown faster than any other power plant technology.
Our country suffers from an addiction to coal - 94% of our electricity comes from it, and Eskom is currently building two of the biggest coal-fired power stations in the world (Medupi and Kusile). As a result, we are among the biggest carbon...
Investing in South Africa’s incredible renewable energy sources, like the sun and wind, won’t only give South Africa huge energy rewards, but will also create 150,000 new jobs by 2030!
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