Africa Oil & Gas: Trouble brewing off South Africa’s coast

Africa Oil & Gas: Trouble brewing off South Africa’s coast

In response to the announcement that French oil giant Total has just made a significant oil and gas discovery 175 km off the southern coast of South Africa, Greenpeace Africa’s Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager, Melita Steele, has said: Advertisements

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Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

South Africa’s eastern Mpumalanga province has the most polluting cluster of coal-fired power stations in the world producing record levels of nitrogen dioxide, a report by environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Monday.

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From Mining.com: They say Coal is dead? No one told China

China has permitted 155 coal-fired power plants this year or about four per week, says Greenpeace in a recently published study. If all the coal plants get built, they will have a total capacity of 123 gigawatts, equivalent to building 61 Hoover Dams.

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