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This is South Africa’s best development path

Today 350Africa.org is launching the first in a series of powerful research reports on how we can transition South Africa’s economy and development away from fossil fuels and towards a just and equitable society powered by renewable energy. Given the goal of global climate negotiations is to hold average future temperature increase below 2°C, are (More...)

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Palawan community resistance gains ground vs. coal

Last week became an all important turning point in our fight against a coal-fired power plant on the island of Palawan in the Philippines. On the 16th of June, the City Government of Puerto Princesa adopted “a resolution vehemently opposing the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Palawan.” We couldn’t have asked for a […] (More...)

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350Africa.org welcomes NERSA’s rejection of Eskom’s obscene prices hikes and calls for solar and wind energy revolution

[Press release] JOHANNESBURG– Ferrial Adam, 350Afrca.org’s Regional Team Leader commenting on today’s National Energy Regulator (NERSA) tariff determination said:  “350Africa.org welcomes NERSA’s rejection of Eskom’s obscene price hikes. In the middle of winter and when millions of South Africans already cannot afford electricity why should people have to pay more for the failures of Eskom and (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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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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