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Nomvula Mokonyane: A primer for week one at Environmental Affairs

Nomvula Mokonyane: A primer for week one at Environmental Affairs By Kevin Bloom | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 26 November 2018 If we lived in a perfect world, there would be a stack of climate change reports waiting for Nomvula

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Our Burning Planet: The Long Suicide revisited

Our Burning Planet: The Long Suicide revisited By Jeff Rudin | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 23 November 2018 The single greatest threat to the future of humankind is an unknown to most people alive today. That is some thought.

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Mining Charter is a reminder that we are our own liberators

Mining Charter is a reminder that we are our own liberators By Christopher Rutledge | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 31 October 2018 Minister Gwede Mantashe and the Ramaphosa Cabinet have withdrawn the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA)

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Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says By Tess Riley | Original source: The Guardian | 16 October 2018 A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling

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Deathly Silence

Deathly Silence By George Monbiot | Original Source: The Guardian | 11 October 2018 We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown.

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Community Statement on the IRP 2018

Community Statement on the IRP 2018 AIDC | Community Statement | 5 October 2018 AIDC in collaboration with SAFCEI and “Project 90 by 2030” hosted a workshop on the recently released Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018. The aim of the

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The Climate Crisis: South African and Global Democratic Eco-Socialist Alternatives, Edited by Vishwas Satgar

The Climate Crisis: South African and Global Democratic Eco-Socialist Alternatives, Edited by Vishwas Satgar Reviewed by: Janet Cherry | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 17 September 2018 Africa will be meeting only thirteen percent of its food needs by 2015.

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The Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector

The Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector, Johannesburg 3 – 5 September 2018 Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) | 14 September 2018 AIDC, together with TNI (Transnational Institute, based in Amsterdam), and TUED (Trade Unions for

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The imperative to “Reimagine Mining”

The imperative to “Reimagine Mining” By Bongi Maseko | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 5 September 2018 For many societies, mining has provided the platform for economies to shift from largely pastoral economies to fully fledged industrial ones. However, the

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Land and agriculture: perspective of a Black woman farmer

Land and agriculture: perspective of a Black woman farmer By Yvette Abrahams | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 27 August 2018 I really appreciate that Amandla! Magazine has wisely invited me to write this piece. One of the most astonishing

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