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Why SA does not need nuclear energy

By: Matthew le Cordeur South Africa’s renewable energy programme will deliver enough electricity on time and on budget without the risk of nuclear accidents, a protesting environmentalist said on Wednesday. David le Page of Fossil Free South Africa was protesting outside Parliament along with peers who were demanding transparency from the government regarding the funding model […]

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We Have Faith cycling caravan in Zimbabwe

By M’thetho Lungu  22nd September 2015. Bothwell House, Harare. ZIMBABWE French Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Malawi, H.E. Laurent Delahousse was guest of honour at the We Have Faith Act Now pan-African climate justice cycling campaign in Harare, Zimbabwe. He expressed support for the campaign and awarded certificates to the six Zimbabwe cyclists and the campaign […]

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Climate Change Hearings at Parliament

22 September, 12pm The parliamentary portfolio committee on environmental affairs is holding public hearings on South Africa’s climate change position in preparation for climate negotiations at the end of 2015. FLEAT member Ndivile Mokoena calling for South Africa government to live up to its constitutional responsibility to have an environment that is not harmful to […]

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Climate Justice Campaign clocks 1,973 in 22 days

By M’thetho Lungu 19th September 2015. Saturday. Chegutu. ZIMBABWE: The We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice​ campaign has now clocked 1,973km travelling from Maputo in Mozambique and currently at a town, Chegutu, in Zimbabwe. The awareness cycling expedition started cycling on 1st September after planting trees at two primary schools in Maputo. The previous day it was […]

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We Have Faith cycling caravan in Zimbabwe

By M’thetho Lungu* 15th September 2015: Zimbabwe cyclists joined faith leaders and community and city officials in collecting signatures for the African People’s Petition during an open ceremony at the Pick n’ Pay mall.His Worship the Mayor of the City of Bulawayo Martin Moyo, was guest of honour and said the city was pursuing policies […]

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Teacher cycles to save Mother Earth

By M’thetho Lungu*  10th September 2015. Tlakweng, Botswana: Tony Kinosi is more than cool, environmentally suave, and a teacher living a green mission. As the Botswana Climate Justice Ambassador, Bishop Champion Malongwa donates trees to Naledi Secondary School’s environment club through member Shallah Moleta, Kinosi peddles towards the small ceremony. His yellow bike moving forward […]

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SAFCEI seeks an Executive Director

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) is looking for an Executive Director to succeed Bishop Geoff Davies, SAFCEI’s founder and patron. She or he needs to have a deep faith and be committed to seeking justice for people and the planet. We are praying for a person of vision who will work with […]

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Prof Steve Thomas hits back at Rosatom claims

VLADIMIR SLIVYAK very effectively contests some of the points made by Viktor Polikarpov on behalf of Rosatom. There are a couple of important issues Slivyak did not have space to bring up. Polikarpov claims that: “Nuclear energy is gradually replacing the traditional energy sources in the energy balance of countries. The share of nuclear energy […]

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