Cape Argus 5 August 2013.
Renewable energy will create jobs and save planet, say worried civic groups
‘IT IS UP TO CIVIC SOCIETY TO HELP GOVERNMENT TO MOVE TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE CLEAN-ENERGY FUTURE’
SOUTH Africa can meet its socioeconomic objectives with the help of renewable energy, say 30 civic organisations from around the country that met in Cape Town last week.
The Energy Caucus was formed in 2002 by civic organisations including the Wildlife and Environment Society of SA, Earthlife Africa, the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee and Greenpeace to address the country’s energy security.
The group analysed seven peer-reviewed national and international energy reports before last week’s meeting and presented their key findings…