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IAIA-SA Conference -2017

Liziwe McDaid presented at the International Association for Impact Assessment – South Africa       (IAIA-SA) conference of impact assessors. Her topic was nuclear and coal distracting from climate change adaption.

IAIA-SA conference delegates

A snippet below of Liziwe’s presentation. 

 

 

 

 

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Burning Issues 2: Focus on the trillion Rand Nuclear Deal

Popular Education Programme

Burning Issues 2: Focus on the trillion Rand Nuclear Deal

 There has been a long history of opposition to nuclear energy in this country but as government continues with this R1 trillion secret deal, more and more people are becoming aware and standing up to voice their opposition. What is this deal about? Why some people consider nuclear energy dangerous? What do we all need to learn about nuclear, for the sake of our grandchildren’s future?

Please join us for this participatory popular education session!

 Wednesday, 29 March 2017; 10:00 – 13:00

Athlone Community Hall 

(corner Klipfontein Rd/ Jan Smuts Highway)

For catering purposes and transport assistance please RSVP

Kasongo 064701 9500    or e-mail  poped2011@gmail.com

 

 

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Eco-Justice Courses

An exciting opportunity for ordinary citizens to find out about how environmental burdens are often borne by the poor, while environmental benefits are experienced by the rich.. how does this play out in the current South Africa.

Poor and rich .. side by side - are they experiencing the same environmental quality?

Poor and rich .. side by side – are they experiencing the same environmental quality?

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Energy Audit Course

Learning about energy efficiency at household level

Learning about energy efficiency at household level

Start a journey to energy efficiency and find out what’s up with your Watts. Learn how to measure, manage and minimize your electricity use. The price of electricity is increasing each year. How can you use less electricity and counter these increases. Electricity tariffs are also changing. Are you on the correct one ?

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Renewable Energy and Creating Jobs

Wind Farm in South AfricaRenewable energy near Hopefield, old and new!

Wind farm in South Africa. Part of the Renewable Energy Programme for Independent Power Producers. Green Connection has been part of formerly analysing the progress made by these power producers in supplying renewable energy and creating jobs, local enterprises, and socio-economic development.

 

 

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The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REI4P)

The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REI4P) is South Africa’s flagship programme for moving towards increasing renewable energy in our energy mix.
The report provides a review of progress with renewable energy programme, including the increasing amount of renewable energy, the capacity of government to manage the programme and the implementation of the proposed community benefits.

The full report can be downloaded EGI REI4P review 2014

EGI November 2014 review addendum final.pdf

EGI REI4P Review 2014 summary