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Greenpeace demands climate leadership from SA parliament

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 13:33

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...

South Africa, green jobs and the Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by bex | August 6, 2010

Would you like to find out how 78 000 sustainable green jobs can be created in South Africa over the next two decades? Back in January, we commissioned a report to assess the job creation potential if Greenpeace's Energy...

South African Energy Sector Jobs to 2030

Publication | August 13, 2010 at 0:01

How the Energy [R]evolution will create sustainable green jobs.

From Tianjin to Cancun: briefing

Publication | October 3, 2010 at 23:13

In the wake of the Copenhagen failure of last yearʼs climate talks, the worldʼs governments now need to regroup and decide on the future they want for a climate agreement.

Solar Power on the Brink of Breakthrough

Feature story | October 27, 2010 at 11:50

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.

Nuclear: a phone call away?

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 28, 2011

The good news is that senior energy department officials have been facing pressure from MPs to cut South Africa's dependence on coal. The bad news is that a few MPs seem to think that nuclear energy can help to move beyond coal power.

Zuma: Go renewable, create more jobs

Feature story | February 9, 2011 at 15:12

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...

Zuma misses opportunity to be visionary

Feature story | February 11, 2011 at 13:14

Although President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address rightly focussed on the urgent need for job creation and energy security in South Africa, he failed to see how renewable energy has an important role to play in fulfilling both goals.

China Suspends Approval for Nuclear Power Plants

Feature story | March 17, 2011 at 9:56

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.

Nuclear is not the Answer: Earthlife Africa Protest outside Eskom Buildings, JHB

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | March 17, 2011

I just got back from a very exciting (and loud) protest outside the Eskom buildings in central Johannesburg. The protest, organised by Earthlife Africa , comes as the South African government is in the process of planning how the...

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