fossil fuels

Why you need to think about coal on World Food Day

Yesterday was World Food Day, and across the globe, filtered Instagram shots of delightfully healthy, organic meals likely skyrocketed as people found reasons to celebrate the most delicious part of our lives. And scoff though I might, if people are finding reasons to be thankful for food that’s grown in harmony with the planet and not (More...)

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Why Africa should join the fossil fuel divestment movement

Blog written by Alex Lenferna on ThoughtLeader: Concern for poverty in Africa is coming from the most unexpected places lately: the boardrooms of fossil fuels companies. Multimillionaire fossil fuel execs, like Exxon’s Rex Tillerson and Peabody’s Charles Meintjes, are painting themselves as Africa’s saviours, claiming that fossil fuels are the answer to Africa’s poverty and (More...)

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Have you met Eugreen?

Like many South Africans, Eugreen thought that by banking with Nedbank, he’d be going with the green bank. But what many of us are now finding out is that South Africa’s banks are funding Africa’s growing addiction to fossil fuels at a time when the planet needs the exact opposite — real action to stop (More...)

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On the eve of Global Divestment Day, President Zuma confirms South Africa to stumble deeper into addiction to fossil fuels

[Media Statement]SONA 2015: on the eve of Global Divestment Day, President Zuma confirms South Africa to stumble deeper into addiction to fossil fuels  350Afrca.org statement in response to the State Of the Nation Address 2015  On the eve of a Global Divestment Day of action against coal and oil, President Zuma’s SONA 2015 confirmed that South (More...)

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