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South Africa’s coal sector: energy security, ownership, and climate change

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By: Jesse Burton From: Amandla 49/50, (December 2016) South Africa’s coal sector depends on demand from Eskom, the largest user of coal in the country. For Eskom, cheap domestic coal has been a key input for 50 years. Until the

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Coal is key to resolving the drought – not wet wipes

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South Africa is in the midst of one of the most serious droughts in living memory. 2015 was the country’s driest year since records began in 1904. The agricultural sector is being devastated. Scorched crops and grazing land have forced

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The Real Cost of Coal

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The Real Cost of Coal From Climate&Capitalism Harvard Medical School: Using coal costs the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars a year in health costs, environmental destruction and climate change One of the biggest frauds of our time is the

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