The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) could be giving the go-ahead for what will be one of the most greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensive coal-fired power station... continued
A new fact sheet – presenting the facts on the devastating implications of a proposed coal mine in the Mabola Protected Environment – was published by a coalition of eight NGOs and communi... continued
Mabola is a strategic water source that feeds three of South Africa’s major rivers, but the government has approved a licence to mine coal there. Oxpeckers broke the story in 2015, and recently paid a site visit to the Mabola headwaters. Text: Oscar Nkala. Photos & drone footage: Johnny Miller / AfricanDrone.
Four of South Africa’s biggest banks appear to have no problem with funding new projects that will fuel climate change. They also do not seem to be concerned about the fact that climate change will place these very proj... continued