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Futuregrowth suspends funding to coal industry over concerns of environmental sustainability
Futuregrowth suspends funding to coal industry over concerns of environmental sustainability
Futuregrowth Asset Management, South Africa’s largest specialist fixed-income money manager, said it won’t participate in funding of coal-fired...
Coal's days numbered as renewables attract bonds
Coal's days numbered as renewables attract bonds
Coal is having a hard time lately. United States power plants are switching to natural gas, environmental restrictions are kicking in and the...
Go green or go broke, activists warn
Go green or go broke, activists warn
Valentine's Day on February 14 is also Global Divestment Day. The organisers – a coalition of organisations that are fighting to stop climate...
The long, long wait for Medupi
The long, long wait for Medupi
Until you have driven around a 4 764MW power station under construction, like Medupi, you can't comprehend what a complex undertaking it is. And...
Editorial: Eskom refuses to let go of power
Editorial: Eskom refuses to let go of power
The trouble with electricity provision in South Africa is that, whether you like it or not, you are Eskom. You have no choice. If you want power –...
Commodity markets limp into 2015
Commodity markets limp into 2015
A freefall in commodity prices has come to a head at the end of 2014 as crude oil, iron ore and coal prices, among others, took a significant tumble...
[Video]Eskom's deadly Mpumalanga pollution
[Video]Eskom's deadly Mpumalanga pollution
New research shows emissions from Eskom's coal-fired power stations are responsible for half the deaths related to air pollution in the province.
How Eskom's coal kills
How Eskom's coal kills
Air pollution caused by Eskom's coal power stations in two provinces is killing at least 20 people a year and could jump to 617, with 25 000...
New Eskom power plant defies carbon cut pledge
New Eskom power plant defies carbon cut pledge
United Nations body the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases its fifth assessment report in Stockholm on Friday, giving...

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