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SONA exposes lack of leadership on key environmental issues: Greenpeace

Press release | February 11, 2016 at 20:39

Johannesburg, 11 February 2016:

World’s coal power plants consume enough freshwater to sustain 1 billion people -...

Press release | March 22, 2016 at 9:05

Johannesburg, 22 March 2016 - The world’s rapidly dwindling freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and competition, according to a new...

The Great Water Grab

Publication | March 22, 2016 at 9:49

Water is essential for all life on earth and plays a central role in human development: from sanitation and health, to food and energy production, to industrial activities and economic development. However, human activities are depleting our...

Facebook to Launch New Data Centre

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 9:22

Over 600,000 Facebook users have voiced concern about Facebook's use of dirty energy. So the question is: how will Facebook power its new data centre?

Activists remain in detention after peaceful Eskom protest

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 19:37

Today, Greenpeace Africa, groundWork and Earthlife Africa took action against Eskom's reckless coal expansion at the utility's headquarters in Johannesburg. 14 activists were placed in police custody after the peaceful protest and taken to...

Eskom has failed South Africans: it's time for new management

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 10:00

Today, we joined forces with two other environmental organisation - Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and groundWork, to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under new management.

Eskom Set to Accelerate Water Crisis

Feature story | October 16, 2012 at 20:19

Coal-fired electricity is a major threat to South Africa’s already stressed water resources – and Eskom’s new mega coal plants are set to make matters even worse, further compromising water access for the poor. Currently almost a million South...

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...

Eskom Under New Management

Hub | October 18, 2012 at 8:47

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Confronting Kusile

Hub | November 3, 2011 at 8:52

South Africa has a fossil fuel addiction. Our drug of choice? Coal. And at a time when actions affecting the climate in any way should be taken with great care, our government continues blindly to cultivate its infatuation with this dirty, smoggy...

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