The Energy Crisis: Nuking Into the Future

By Victor Munnik Nuke ambitions riding highGrabbing the opportunity of the climate change crisis, the nuclear industry has presented itself as a carbon-free energy source. There are a number of arguments against this: first, there is not enough uranium on the planet...
Lacking Resources?

Lacking Resources?

By Dick ForslundA recent report to South African Cities Network shows how much of incomes households pay in property rates water and electricity supply, and solid waste and sanitation. Low income households pay 10 to 20 percentage points more of their total incomes to...
South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

Bobby Peek tells how the struggle for environmental rights is intertwined with the one over access to energy After decades of struggle, South Africa finally gained its democracy in 1994. This included the delivery of a constitution that guaranteed people a new...