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Greenpeace Condemns SA's Nuclear Plans

Feature story | March 18, 2011 at 11:49

Greenpeace strongly condemns cabinet's decision to include 9 600 MW of additional nuclear energy into South Africa’s new energy plan -- this while Japan continues to struggle with a nuclear crisis after the devastating earthquake and tsunami last...

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...

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...

Is Eskom prepared to act to save South Africa’s water? Challenge them now!

Feature story | April 25, 2012 at 12:16

We hear the word ‘crisis’ regularly in South Africa at the moment. It’s easy to start thinking that perhaps analysts are over-reacting – surely things can’t possibly be that bad?

Coal 3 Dangerously Irresponsible

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 9:04

Yesterday the South African government agreed to “act immediately” on steps toward the procurement of what it calls ‘Coal 3’ – yet another mega coal-fired power station.

Govt Announces SA Energy Plan for Next 20 Years

Feature story | March 30, 2011 at 8:36

According to the Policy Adjusted Integrated Resource Plan 2010 (IRP2010), just released, the country's energy mix will include 9,600MW of nuclear power, and two of the biggest coal-fired power stations in the world (Medupi and Kusile) -- Not good!

Tell Eskom to save South Africa's water by cancelling Kusile

Action | April 23, 2012 at 14:51

If immediate action isn’t taken, South Africa faces a massive water crisis in the next decade. As a major water user, ESKOM has a responsibility to make sustainable choices that will benefit the country.

Tell Eskom to save South Africa's water by cancelling Kusile

Action | April 23, 2012 at 14:51

If immediate action isn’t taken, South Africa faces a massive water crisis in the next decade. As a major water user, ESKOM has a responsibility to make sustainable choices that will benefit the country.

Community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by Pinar Aksogan and Melita Steele | September 5, 2013

In Turkey, we woke up this week to hear the news that a proposed 1,200 MW coal-fired power plant on a lovely coast of the Black Sea is dead, and now our hope for a better future grows. This is a historic victory for local communities...

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