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Durban Climate Talks: SA Must Show Leadership

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 12:14

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our Governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Intact Forest Landscapes: Why it is crucial to protect them from industrial exploitation

Feature story | November 25, 2011 at 11:03

Following the release of a new report compiling the latest science about large intact forests landscapes (IFLs), their critical importance for people, biodiversity and climate, and the consequences of fragmenting them (in particular via logging...

‘Polluticians’ Occupying the Climate

Feature story | November 22, 2011 at 13:39

Our latest report, entitled ‘Who’s Holding us Back?’, reveals how a handful of major corporations are adversely influencing governments, and polluting the political process on climate legislation.

Eskom's Major Humiliation

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 11:36

On Monday Greenpeace activists peacefully protested against the construction of Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga. They did this by chaining themselves to the front gate, and also accessing a crane on the site, scaling it, and...

Guide To Greener Electronics

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 11:26

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also pushes...

Greenpeace Confronts Eskom

Feature story | November 7, 2011 at 6:04

Greenpeace activists today dropped a banner from a crane inside the construction grounds of ESKOM’s latest colossal coal-fired power plant, Kusile - reading ‘Kusile: climate killer’. At the same time, other activists have locked themselves to...

The True Cost of Coal

Feature story | October 26, 2011 at 11:20

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...

More Jobs and Progress for South Africa

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 8:50

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 11:01

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.

'Mama Trees' Passes Away

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 10:00

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.

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