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Eskom seeks exemption from air pollution rules

Eskom, South Africa’s biggest polluter, has asked for additional emission exemptions at two of its biggest plants. The state-owned utility, which is struggling to meet its costs and has R454-billion in debt, has applied to the environment ministry...

Eskom needs R187bn to comply with new emissions laws

South Africa’s power utility Eskom needs around R187 billion to comply fully with existing legislation curbing harmful emissions. This is according to a government presentation to parliament which was presented on Wednesday. Eskom, which uses...

Climate Justice Charter draft launched

A draft Climate Justice Charter has been launched at a climate justice conference. Vishwas Satgar, talks about the charter and how it will aid the worldwide dialogue on climate change. Vishwas, is the co-founder of the Climate Justice Charter...