Statement by the Life After Coal campaign in response to the DFFE statement on Kusile
The Life After Coal campaign notes with concern a statement by the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment about Minister Creecy’s decision to allo... continued
Deadly air pollution back in court
On Monday, 13 March 2023 the Pretoria High Court will hear the state’s application for leave to appeal the landmark Deadly Air court judgment about air pollution in the Mpumalanga Highveld.
The Deadly Air court judgment was handed down... continued
Pollution from Eskom’s failing coal fleet will continue to kill thousands
Research on air pollution caused by Eskom’s ailing fleet of power stations is unequivocal: if allowed to continue, emissions from the company’s fleet of ailing power plants will cost thousan... continued
Release of SA’s Just Energy Transition Investment Plan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6 November 2022
The Life After Coal campaign (comprising groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa; Earthlife Africa; and the Centre for Environmental Rights) welcomes the release of South Af... continued
South Africa must lead at COP27, and accelerate the Just Transition at home
Ahead of next month’s Conference of the Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP27, the LAC campaign – which includes Earthlife Africa, groundWork ... continued
Activists call on the United Nations Human Rights Council to protect human rights defenders
Fikile Ntshangase: Justice delayed … yet more denials.
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 20 October 2022. Today groundWork and partner organisations wrote a letter to Dr Na... continued
BUSA, BLSA “joint position” on delaying carbon tax compromises corporate SA’s climate credibility
19 SEPTEMBER 2022 AT 1:15 PM
Sasol and the Minerals Council have been lobbying against the implementation of a carbon tax in South Africa for at least a de... continued
Deadly Air case complainants call for real change in air quality
Environmental groups urge government to ensure rules to clean up air on Mpumalanga Highveld uphold Deadly Air judgment and lead to real change.
Applicants in the landmark Deadly Air case welcome progres... continued
Response from the Life After Coal campaign to the President’s energy crisis plan
We welcome the President’s decision to take action on the energy crisis, and to bring an end to loadshedding. The plan leaves us with many questions that require clarification.
We support... continued