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One of the key objectives of the Life After Coal Campaign is to discourage the development of any new coal-fired power stations.
Environmental justice organisations strongly contest Eskom’s further round of multiple applications to postpone compliance with air pollution standards.
The inclusion of new coal in the updated draft IRP for electricity will cost South Africa close to R20 billion more than it needs to spend.
Mining coal and burning it in power stations uses large amounts of water, and pollutes even more of the precious resource.
The coalition of eight community and civil society organisations challenging the authorisation of the proposed coal mine inside the Mabola Protected Environment has invited a delegation from the community to witness firsthand the reality of coal mining on the Mpumalanga Highveld.
A report released by the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre shows that government’s planned independent power producer coal plants – Thabametsi and Khanyisa – would cost South Africa an additional R19.68 billion compared to a least-cost energy system.
At the start of December, the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) submitted comments on the Carbon Tax Bill, 2015, which was published for public comment on 2 November by National Treasury. The Bill, which is...
A coalition of civil society and community organisations, represented by non-profit environmental rights law clinic Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), has instituted legal action in the Pretoria High Court against Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako...