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Fighting for Climate Justice

Fighting for Climate Justice by Phil Hearse Lies, damn lies and statistics, right? Well not always – sometimes statistics dramatise social reality in a graphic way. A year before the devastating floods in India, Bangladesh and Texas, a little-noticed UN report

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

South Africa’s coal sector: energy security, ownership, and climate change By: Jesse Burton | Amandla Magazine Issue 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

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Why stopping Eskom’s closures can be good for both unions and the environment  

Why stopping Eskom’s closures can be good for both unions and the environment Sean Sweeney | Amandla Magazine Issue 52 | May 2017  So the story goes like this: Eskom announces the early closure of five coal-fired electricity plants, beginning

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Watch: Animated Short Film about Climate Change

“Climate change, climate change, climate change – Everyone is talking about climate change”.  It´s a big and complicated issue.  Nevertheless everyone should understand, what climate change is about. This animated cartoon gives a short and clear explanation. The film also

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Million Climate Jobs Meeting 4th August – Report

Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. Approximately 15 participants attended the meeting on 4th August 2017. Unfortunately our main speaker, Frank Spencer, fell ill, therefore we screened a documentary instead. “Breakthrough in

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Save the Date: Next Climate Jobs Meeting on 7th September

  Please join the monthly meeting of the One Million Climate Jobs Campaign on: THURSDAY, 7th September 2017 @ 9.30 to 12.30 Venue: AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) Our guest speaker will be Professor Mark

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Renewable energy is the answer

Renewable energy is the answer By Richard Worthington | Amandla 43 | December 2015 Renewable energy development is increasingly recognised (by mainstream institutions and people at large) as the most promising and urgent priority to solve three key energy questions:

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Public transportation systems: Going beyond the budget constraints

S.A. Public Transportation Systems: Going beyond the budget constraints by Erwan Malary | 10 August 2017 More than 20 years after the end of the Apartheid regime, most of South African cities are still highly segregated; the Urban Areas Act

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Minerals extraction more harmful than Guptas

Minerals extraction more harmful than Guptas By Richard Worthington | Amandla Magazine Issue 53 | July 2017 Zupta is not the crisis, but a symptom of the crisis. This formulation borrows from Naomi Klein referring to Donald Trump in an

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Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting – Agenda

One Million Climate Jobs Campaign FRIDAY 4th AUGUST 2017 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) AGENDA Apologies Introductions Small scale Renewable Energy for universal provision of cheap electricity – Frank Spencer (CONCO

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