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

Press release | March 22, 2016 at 10:05

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...

SONA exposes lack of leadership on key environmental issues: Greenpeace

Press release | February 11, 2016 at 21:39

Johannesburg, 11 February 2016:

Confronting Kusile

Hub | November 3, 2011 at 9:52

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...

Facebook to Launch New Data Centre

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 10:22

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?

Eskom Under New Management

Hub | October 18, 2012 at 9:47

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The Great Water Grab

Publication | March 22, 2016 at 10:49

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...

Eskom Protest Activists Charged for Trespass Only

Feature story | October 24, 2012 at 13:05

Fourteen activists from three campaigning organisations -- groundWork, Earthlife Africa, and Greenpeace -- have been fined for “admission of guilt” on the offence of “trespass” at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court following their peaceful protest...

Thousands Call on Facebook to Drop Coal

Feature story | April 13, 2011 at 11:34

Tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world are calling for a green Facebook, hopefully setting a new World Record in the process.

Eskom: Clean Up Your Act!

Feature story | June 27, 2011 at 6:45

Greenpeace Africa activists used three dumper trucks to unload five tonnes of coal in front of the Eskom Megawatt Park offices, effectively blocking one of the entrances to the building with the coal.

Eskom's Major Humiliation

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 12:36

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...

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