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Scrap nuclear power, expand renewable energy sources, urges Archbishop Makgoba

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to scrap plans for developing nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives. The archbishop said in a statement issued from the church’s Synod of Bishops today: “The Synod of […]

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‘Rogue’ power firm threatens fastest renewable expansion

Paul Burkhardt & Mike Cohen* Opposition from state power utility Eskom and government infighting threaten to sabotage the world’s fastest-growing green energy programme. Eskom is stalling on signing government-brokered deals to buy renewable energy from private producers, encouraged to develop capacity after outages over the past eight years. With the economy in the doldrums, the […]

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Support for SAFCEI’s SONA Press Statement

The following organisations and individuals support SAFCEI’s 11th February Press Statement on proposed nuclear deals: (Find the Press release “Give power back to the people” below) CANE, including Save Bantamsklip and Namakwaland Aksie vir die Gemeenskap en Omgewingsjustisie The Christ Church Constantia Green Team noPEnuke A Rocha RMC Earthlife Africa Cape Town EarthLife Africa Johannesburg […]

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