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The Coal Truckers, Koko And The Renewable Energy Smoke Screen

A worker supervises as a truck delivers coal supplies to the coal yard at the Grootvlei power station, operated by Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., in Grootvlei, South Africa, on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. Eskom said South Africa's power supply remains strained as it investigates what caused a silo storing coal to collapse, forcing the state-owned utility to cut electricity to customers. Photographer: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg

To insinuate that the non-renewal of coal trucking contracts with Eskom is because of investment in renewable energy is disingenuous. The truck drivers’ protest on Wednesday last week (1 March) talks to a very legitimate concern about job security in

Posted in Fossil Fuels, One Million Climate Jobs, Renewable Energy

Getting the energy mix right – towards a publicly driven, socially owned renewable energy sector!

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Getting the energy mix right – towards a publicly driven, socially owned renewable energy sector! Amandla! Issue No.35 | AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2014 In his State of the Nation address of 26 June 2014, President Zuma called for “a radical transformation of

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Molewa: Come clean on emissions

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MINISTER Edna Molewa’s public rebuttal of a civil society complaint to the public protector regarding the elaboration of desired reductions in greenhouse gas emissions denies any shortcoming. This simply affirms the need for intervention by a Chapter 9 institution. The

Posted in Mineral Energy Complex, One Million Climate Jobs, Renewable Energy