Greenpeace Africa

Greenpeace Africa

Mpumalanga identified as global air pollution hotspot

Satellite data gathered and analysed by Greenpeace Africa from 1 June to 31 August 2018 has revealed South Africa’s Mpumalanga province as the world’s largest nitrogen dioxide air pollution hotspot.
Coal

Life After Coal, Greenpeace Africa slam inclusion of coal in electricity...

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.
zambia

Water costs, impacts of coal-fired power grossly underestimated

Mining coal and burning it in power stations uses large amounts of water, and pollutes even more of the precious resource.
renewable energy

Irrational IRP can expect legal challenges

The Life After Coal Campaign and Greenpeace Africa say that the Department of Energy will face a legal challenge from them if the IRP for electricity ignores constitutional obligations.

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