Posted on 02 December 2011 by admin
By Henrietta Mongalo – Ngulunews Community Paper*
NUMSA's Philemon Shiburi says jobs and development should be protected as renewable energy sources are introduced. Credit: NUMSA
DURBAN, Dec 2 — (TerraViva) South Africa is the continent’s leading producer of greenhouse gases, largely due to generating electricity in coal-fired power stations. The country must replace these polluting plants with clean energy sources, but it must do so with care, says Philemon Shiburi.
Posted on 28 November 2011 by admin
By Nnimmo Bassey *
DURBAN, Nov 28, 2011 (IPS) Science tells us that we are heading for a climate crisis, yet it is within our means to change course.