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Renewables are cheaper and cleaner alternative for South Africa’s energy crisis: Glenn Ashton

"Our most recent round of load shedding, coupled to Eskom’s current application to increase power tariffs by over 25 percent, has raised the level of public anger and frustration with both the national power utility and government."

 
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Are We Entering an Age of Increased Optimism? by Glenn Ashton

Glenn Ashton writes: We live in tough times, often adrift in despondency ... it is a daily miracle we are able to extract ourselves from our beds. In spite of these realities I note a growing tendency toward increasedRead more

 
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Glenn Ashton: We must deal with the causes of cancer, not only the symptoms

We are regularly reminded of the growing global blight of cancer by repetitive education drives during cancer awareness months. But surely we should pay more attention to the causes, rather than simply raise awareness? Perhaps we fail to doRead more

 
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Johannesburg’s Appalling Air Quality: We Can’t Let Sasol and Eskom off the Hook

These two world-class emitters of climate-changing carbon dioxide also spew out a soup of polluting compounds, including sulphur, nitrous oxide and particulates, each linked to specific negative health and environmental impacts.

 
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Glenn Ashton: The time has come to re-examine some fundamental assumptions about education

"How can we realistically expect to educate our children with vague theories about maths and science and history and geography, without providing any meaningful or practical experience of these things, and then expect them to go out andRead more

 
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Rip Eskom Apart – Glenn Ashton of Ekogaia discusses rolling blackouts and suggests alternatives to Eskom’s power dominance

"In the final analysis, anything would be an improvement on the antediluvian, monopolistic state run Eskom dystopia that has actively prevented the emergence of a vision of a better energy vision for all."

 
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