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Use Me More

Hub | September 23, 2011 at 10:18

South Africa has some of the best renewable energy resources in the World -- It's time we started using them more!

Japan Announces Nuclear Phase-Out by 2030

Feature story | September 15, 2012 at 8:08

Japan’s announcement that it is committing to phase out nuclear energy by 2030 and increase renewable energy by 30% is very welcome news – and another wake-up call for the South African government.

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...

Greenpeace demands climate leadership from SA parliament

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 12:33

Cape Town, 10 February 2010 - On the eve of the opening of Parliament, Greenpeace activists projected a 1500m² banner onto the Athlone cooling towers to remind South Africa’s decision makers that urgent domestic action is required to reduce...

Saving the climate equals thousands of new jobs in the energy sector, reveals Greenpeace

Press release | August 13, 2010 at 0:01

Johannesburg, 13 August 2010 – South Africans could see the creation of 78000 new jobs in less than 20 years if the government seizes the opportunity to go green, according to a report released by Greenpeace Africa and conducted by Australian...

Zuma: Go renewable, create more jobs

Feature story | February 9, 2011 at 14:12

As President Zuma prepares for his State of the Nation Address tomorrow, we urge him to put South Africa on track for a clean and sustainable energy future, thus providing a huge number of new jobs, as part of his move to declare 2011 the year of...

Renewables way to go, says Greenpeace

Press release | October 8, 2010 at 15:20

Johannesburg, October 8 2010- - Greenpeace urges the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Energy (IMC) to consider an energy mix which among others calls for a nuclear free energy future. This follows the approval of the release of the Executive...

Nuclear Energy isn't Needed

Feature story | March 23, 2011 at 8:11

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times/International Herald Tribune.

China Suspends Approval for Nuclear Power Plants

Feature story | March 17, 2011 at 8:56

Following an executive meeting yesterday to discuss the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor crisis, China’s State Council has announced that it will re-adjust and amend China’s mid- and long-term development plan for nuclear power.

Solar Power on the Brink of Breakthrough

Feature story | October 27, 2010 at 10:50

A new study projects that solar investments are set to rocket, firing-up job creation, and further highlighting why South Africa needs its energy [R]evolution.

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