Tag: Mining

Solar and wind power battle with coal in South Africa

| January 9, 2014

Entrenched political interests are fighting to expand coal’s role in the national economy despite the promise of renewable energy, reports Yale Environment 360

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Botswana faces questions over licences for fracking companies in Kalahari

| January 9, 2014

Botswana government accused of ignoring pollution risks to scarce water supplies in Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Botswana has been accused of sacrificing the Kalahari, one of the world’s most precious wildlife reserves, to commercial fracking while ignoring the concerns of …

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