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So. Africa:Ex minister’s proposal to double air pollution standards for sulphur dioxide may lead to thousands deaths in Mpumalanga; study reveals
Author: Sheree Bega, Saturday Star (South Africa)
‘Mokonyane's deadly law breach could kill thousands in Mpumalanga’ 14 July 2019...
- Related companies: Eskom
So. Africa: Govt. taken to court to force it to clean the dirty air caused by coal mines in Mpumalanga’s Highveld region
Author: Ramin Pejan, Earthjustice (South Africa)
‘A Fight for the Right to Breathe Begins in South Africa’ 8 July 2019...
So. Africa: Scientists call for a global compact between business, governments and citizens to reduce air pollution
Author: Tamar Kahn, Business Day (South Africa)
‘Scientists call for global action on air pollution’ 19 June 2019...
Climate activists say new carbon tax response falls short of So. Africa's 2015 Paris Agreement targets
Author: Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters
‘South African carbon tax finally becomes law’ 26 May 2019...
So. Africa: Minister backs down on move to double amount of harmful sulphur dioxide industries can lawfully emit
Author: Melanie Gosling, Fin24 (So. Africa)
‘Mokonyane backs down on controversial pollution law - for now’ 23 May 2019...
Author: Human Rights Watch, groundWork, Centre for Environmental Rights & Earthjustice
"“We Know Our Lives Are in Danger”: Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities", 16 Apr 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders Women human rights defenders
- Related companies: Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) Eskom Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) Mineral Resource Commodities (see Mineral Commodities) Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources Turquoise Hill Resources
So. Africa: Report claims emission levels from Eskom’s coal-powered plants exceed statutory limits; includes company’s comments’
Author: John Yeld, GroundUp
“Damning report on Eskom air pollution” 26 February 2019...
Author: François Misser, La Libre Afrique (Belgique)
"Inga 3: coup d'arrêt du parlement sud-africain aux ambitions de Kabila", 3 décembre 2018....
Author: Nico Gous, Sunday Times (South Africa)
"Eskom wants permission to keep on polluting", 19 March 2018...
- Related companies: Eskom
Storebrand drops 10 coal companies from pension fund in line with self-imposed climate change guidelines
"Storebrand says drops 10 coal firms from pension fund", 16 Nov 2017...
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- Related companies: EDP (Energias de Portugal) Eskom Genting Group Kyushu Electric Origin Energy PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna Power Assets Holdings RWE Storebrand Tenaga Nasional Uniper