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More Jobs and Progress for South Africa

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 9:50

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...

Barbie Dumps Deforestation!

Feature story | October 5, 2011 at 12:01

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.

Empty Nets, Empty Future

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 13:34

Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.

'Mama Trees' Passes Away

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 11:00

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.

We Up the Pressure to Stop Nuclear

Feature story | September 21, 2011 at 9:57

Today we ramped up the pressure on the South African government, urging them to reassess its flirtation with nuclear energy.

Clean and Safe Energy Future

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 12:06

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.

Firing Up New Industries With Renewable Energy

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 12:04

Since the 1990s, wind and solar power installations around the world have grown faster than any other power plant technology.

Stopping Climate Change with Renewables

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 12:01

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...

Renewables and Job Creation

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 12:00

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!

The Verdict on Cairn's Oil Spill Plan

Feature story | September 6, 2011 at 10:09

Finally Cairn's Oil Spill Response Plan was published recently. We've gone through the document thoroughly and have made some startling findings.

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