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Join the Rooftop Revolution!

Action | April 7, 2015 at 16:33

In the midst of a crushing electricity crisis, Greenpeace considers it a right of every South African to produce their own power, feed extra electricity into the grid and get paid for it as long-term energy solution.

Hosting SAIREC gives Africa an opportunity to fully back renewable energy says...

Press release | October 4, 2015 at 9:25

Cape Town, 4 October 2015: The opening of the four-day South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC)[1], offers African states an opportunity to increase their renewable energy targets and make commitments towards building...

Counting Down – 36 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 1, 2014

Partnering with GNC Friday, 26 September 2014 Aside from training, nutrition is probably the most important influence on sports performance, especially endurance sport. I am therefore very grateful that GNC , one of the...

Counting Down – 37 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 1, 2014

The Beauty of Antarctica Thursday, 25 September 2014 The Last Desert Race in Antarctica is now only 37 days away. My preparations – training, equipment, running gear, etc. – are on track and I’m looking forward to this once in...

Deception Island Round 2

Blog entry by David Barnard | November 10, 2014

Greetings from the Plancius The Last Desert Race 2014 is something of the past. We returned to Deception Island (venue of stage 1), although in a different location for the 5th and final stage, due to extreme weather conditions in the...

Major Renewable Energy Myth Busted

Blog entry by Penny-Jane Cooke | July 16, 2015

Last week, I stumbled on the most interesting, yet unexpected piece of research.   Mainstream Renewable Power released its finding based on research from 18 wind and solar sites across South Africa during 2013 which showed that ...

Greenpeace Africa’s new adventure

Blog entry by Reatlegile Lekalakala | November 21, 2014

Having a world where people are aware and responsible for their actions is most important not only for us but for the environment as well. Environmental degradation is sometimes associated with lack of knowledge. On the 31st of...

A No Running Day

Blog entry by David Barnard | November 10, 2014

08-Nov-2014 05:03:20 AM [(GMT+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi] Greetings from the Plancius It is Friday evening (21h00) on the Plancius. Today (Stage 4) was supposed to go on for at least 12 hours, but we did not even...

Greetings from the Plancius

Blog entry by David Barnard | November 5, 2014

Day 1 is done and dusted. Today’s stage was held on Deception Island – we were given just over 7 hours to run a 4.5km course. The terrain was tough – half of the course was covered in a layer of ice, and with each step you went...

A Solar Energy Future for South Africa – My Appeal to You

Blog entry by David Barnard | November 4, 2014

Saturday, 1 November 2014 Greetings from Ushuaia The big day has finally arrived. The countdown to Antarctica is over. In a few hours our ship departs for Antarctica and on Tuesday, 4 November 2014, I will start running the ...

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