Alex Lenferna

OPINION | Gwede Mantashe, like Nongqawuse, is the false prophet of oil and gas prosperity

Exploration has brought income inequality and poverty to people in Mauritius, Mozambique and Nigeria.

Gwede Mantashe embraces more hot air

Not only does gas contribute to climate change, it also does not make economic sense given the carbon tariffs

Mantashe living in “alternative universe” as he ignores international warnings on climate change

Mantashe’s fossil fuel heavy energy plans are wildly out of line with needed climate action and a better energy future for South Africa

Asinamali: Selective austerity is stealing our future

We’re all feeling the pinch, government included. But where it does spend its money is instructive

We cannot afford incremental action on climate change

The government has promised that we will get to net zero emissions by 2050, but is still taking actions that will make the climate crisis worse

Kicking coal can improve our water supply to all

South Africa’s dependence on the fossil fuel and burning it in power stations uses 5% of water and pollutes even more

Dear EFF, it’s time for radical renewable transformation

The party’s vision for Eskom seems to be one designed to benefit vested interests rather than the greater good

Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook

Workers are protesting against South Africa’s destabilising energy policies: they want a just transition that doesn’t leave them jobless

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