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The Urban Movement Incubator (UMI) Energy Democracy Project!

The Urban Movement Incubator (UMI) project brings together three South African social movements from different urban locales, supported by two service NGOs to reconstruct and implement a campaign that realises widespread installation and operation of community-led socially owned renewable energy solutions.It represents new ground in locating advocacy for a Just Transition within social movements. A [...]

By |2021-10-18T13:15:09+00:00October 18th, 2021|Energy & Climate Change, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on The Urban Movement Incubator (UMI) Energy Democracy Project!

Join us for the Youth Climate Strike on 22nd September 2021!

Youth Climate Strike on 22nd September 2021 at 8:30am from Speakers Corner and marching towards City Hall at the Corner of Bram Fischer and Walnut road. All youth encouraged to join! #ClimateJusticeNow #notokarpowership#DivestFromFossilFuels  

By |2021-09-20T08:35:45+00:00September 20th, 2021|Energy & Climate Change, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on Join us for the Youth Climate Strike on 22nd September 2021!

Transnet foiled yet again on port expansion: Shauwn Mpisani & Italian ‘CMI Emtateni’ partners drop out of BRICS NDB loan scam

(This is the $200 million loan in which last May the BRICS Bank financed 40% of yet another wicked Transnet deal - with no community consultation. Hence no one told the Sandton branch banksters who they were dealing with, until late last year a whistleblower went to an Irish private investigator with great media cred. [...]

By |2019-05-29T07:19:26+00:00May 28th, 2019|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development & EIA's, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on Transnet foiled yet again on port expansion: Shauwn Mpisani & Italian ‘CMI Emtateni’ partners drop out of BRICS NDB loan scam

Fridays4Future in Durban; Sasol-financier climate protest coincides with its 13% share crash; next global event is 20 September

(Amongst 1.4 million children across the world who did a FridaysForFuture protest on May 24, KwaZulu-Natal kids were out in an unusual space, in all Durban's diversity and creativity. In my 15 years witnessing protests in this city, this had the most accurate representivity of the city in race, class, gender and generational terms. Though [...]

By |2019-05-29T07:18:40+00:00May 28th, 2019|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on Fridays4Future in Durban; Sasol-financier climate protest coincides with its 13% share crash; next global event is 20 September

Education Awareness on offshore oil & gas drilling at the Durban Racing Pigeon Club

On the 14 May 2019, approximately sixty people participated in an education awareness workshop on offshore oil and gas drilling at the Durban Racing Pigeon Club hosted by the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA).   

By |2019-05-15T12:32:45+00:00May 15th, 2019|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on Education Awareness on offshore oil & gas drilling at the Durban Racing Pigeon Club

SDCEA’s Letter to Sasol

SASOLS Worst Oil Spill in Durban since 2001 Two weeks ago there was a strong petrol smell on Rana Road in Isipingo, Durban. The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) informed the senior manager of the Natcos oil tank farm, who informed us that they will send their workers out to investigate. The senior manager [...]

By |2018-11-20T13:06:47+00:00July 12th, 2018|Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on SDCEA’s Letter to Sasol

Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Please sign the petition in the link below: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu/?copy&utm_source=sharetools&utm_medium=copy&utm_campaign=petition-521738-Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu&utm_term=noHash%2Ben Thank you. 

By |2018-11-20T13:07:47+00:00May 31st, 2018|Community Empowerment, Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa