WHAT DANGERS DOES THE NUCLEAR ENERGY POSE FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH DURBAN & SOUTH AFRICA Due to the current energy crisis South Africa is faced with, the Department of Energy has confirmed its ambition to build 6 – 8 Nuclear power plants along the South African coastlines. One proposed location is the Durban Old [...]
Logistic park at the Clairwood Racecourse Site and a mention of a nuclear plant on the Old Durban International Airport Site…. What’s next for South Durban?
Logistics park at the Clairwood Racecourse Site and now a mention of a nuclear plant on the old Durban International Airport Site…what’s next for South Durban? The Clairwood Racecourse Action Committee (CRAC) will be hosting a mass community meeting to discuss the developments that have been proposed for South Durban and the ramifications these developments [...]
RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTUREOn June 17, 2015, a meeting was held at the Austerville community hall in Wentworth to discuss the current electricity crisis.The main issue on the agenda was the current load shedding crisis and the increase of electricity tariffs which is becoming unaffordable for most people. Speakers, at the meeting, emphasised [...]
Electricity Crisis Meeting15 June 2015. Wentworth, South Africa. Are you struggling to afford electricity? Have you experienced light out while preparing dinner? Or during the morning when getting ready for work? This electricity crisis we are faced with is becoming more and more impossible to deal with. The high tariff increases, lack of consultation, load [...]
Inequality in the Energy systemSouth Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) hosted an energy meeting at the Austerville hall. The meeting was to discuss the strain of load shedding and tariff hikes in the communities and what is needed to change the energy regime. Community participants said that the problems with electricity had led to job [...]
Real Solutions to the Climate Crisis (Maputo Meeting)On the 21-23 April 2015 a meeting on Real Solutions to the Climate Crisis took place at the Kaya Kwanga Conference Centre in Mozambique (Maputo), to build solidarity for Climate justice and provide peoples solutions for the climate crisis.The conference, “Seeding Climate Justice” brought together more than 135 [...]