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China risking water crisis due to coal power plants

BEIJING: Environmental campaigners Greenpeace urged China on Tuesday to review plans for a huge expansion in coal mines and power plants, warning of a water crisis in the country’s already arid north.

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South Africa: Eskom and SA Government responsible for looming water crisis

A water crisis is looming in South Africa, communities are at risk of losing access to water, and coal is right in the middle of it, according to a report released by Greenpeace. This latest briefing is a stark reminder to the SA government to start pushing Eskom to substantially invest in renewable energy.

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Greenpeace pushes for renewable energy in SA

Johannesburg – South Africa has renewable resources that can provide solutions to the country’s energy problems and create jobs – while fighting global warming, Greenpeace officials said on Wednesday. “Greenpeace’s estimate that 78 000 green jobs could be created is conservative,” Glen Mpufane, who heads a development group, who joined a Greenpeace forum on green […]

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