Essential policies were bypassed and entering into a memorandum of understanding with the economic zone would be high risk for United Nations Development Programme
Two environmental organisations have asked the court to stop the authorisation for a 3 000 megawatt gas-to-power plant in Richards Bay
Earthlife Africa and groundWork say the ‘legal quagmire’ Eskom finds itself in ‘is almost entirely self-inflicted’
Will China’s end of coal finance be the final nail in the coffin for MMESZ?
Environmentalists are up in arms over the decision
The guidelines must be considered during the environmental impact assessment phase
The chief executive ignores the fact that public participation has been minimal, details of jobs to be created are missing and the greenhouse gas emissions will be way off the Paris Agreement target
More than 20 organisations, concerned individuals sign an open letter to Ministers Barbara Creecy and Ebrahim Patel calling for integrated assessment of coal-based mega-project
The government should find a less environmentally sensitive site for the special economic zone, especially if water can’t be secured, EIA report finds
A proposed pipeline will bring water polluted with Gauteng’s sewage to the Waterberg in Limpopo to boost the coal industry during the climate crisis
The Western Cape Judge President has made a counter-complaint against his deputy and responded to her allegation
But the new complaint against the Western Cape judge president is also unprecedented
The court ruling which declared South Africa’s nuclear energy plan as illegal may have put paid Zuma’s ambitions of clinching during his presidency
Eskom has apologised for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.
Power utility Eskom spied on the activities of green organisations in the country, claims Earthlife Africa and Greenpeace.
A group of activists from various environmental organisations took part in a march in Johannesburg to protest South Africa’s nuclear expansion plans.
Civil society activists who gathered for a meeting with Jacob Zuma at the Durban City Hall allege they were ‘pushed and punched’ by volunteers.
About 1 500 people marched to the offices Eskom and BHP Billiton in Jo’burg to protest against the way they affected the environment.
Environmentalists call on government to reconsider SA’s nuclear energy plans.
Second in a series of stories in which we explores AMD in SA, this week’s focus is on gold mining and communities that live with its after-effects.
The three venues for the Twenty20 World Championship — Wanderers, Kingsmead and Newlands — have all decided to use generators as the preferred source of energy to light the games. And this has raised questions about Eskom’s and local municipalities’ ability to handle the much bigger event, the Soccer World Cup, in about 1Â 000 days.