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Breath, death and data: The air in our cities is killing us
Breath, death and data: The air in our cities is killing us
In Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein and Cape Town, the air people breathe is often so dangerous that it is killing them. This air...
Can Eskom keep lights on in a low-carbon economy?
Can Eskom keep lights on in a low-carbon economy?
We are told that Eskom needs new investment in coal mines to keep the lights on even while our banks, reading from a different script, are saying...
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Wars are fought over resources, and there are few resources as important as coal and oil. Burning both of these fossil fuels to generate power has...
Eskom 'misled' treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract
Eskom 'misled' treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract
Eskom appears to have misled national treasury about the quality of coal from a Gupta-owned coal mine in order to secure a R2.9-billion contract,...
Zondo commission: Eskom ‘fooled the system’ to pay the Guptas
Zondo commission: Eskom ‘fooled the system’ to pay the Guptas
Eskom was effectively “fooling the system” when it made a multimillion-rand prepayment to the Guptas for coal from the ailing Optimum coal...
Renewables aren't causing job losses in coal sector — Radebe
Renewables aren't causing job losses in coal sector — Radebe
Coal is still very much part of South Africa's energy mix, given the abundance of the mineral, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said.
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
Germany closed its last black coal mine on Friday, paying an emotional tribute to a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic...
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will be taking former Gupta-owned Tegeta Mineral Resources and Eskom to court over a R3.7-billion coal...
Gas prospectors to explore three provinces
Gas prospectors to explore three provinces
South Africa is on the cusp of a change in its electricity supply. The country’s new energy plan, the Integrated Resource Plan 2018, announced in...
SA is blowing its carbon budget
SA is blowing its carbon budget
South Africa has a climate change problem. Per person, South Africans emit more than anyone outside of the West. It is the world’s 14th largest...
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace has called on the National Union of Mineworkers and other unions to engage with them on renewable energy strategies, after the union...
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga province has the highest levels of air pollution in the world, topping nitrogen dioxide levels across six continents, according to a new...

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