Despite years of petitioning against fracking, government has announced that shale gas exploration in the Karoo will start within the next 12 months.
It seems Eskom is not the only avenue for the ANC’s profiteering actions. Shell, the force behind potential fracking in the Karoo turns out to be another one of the ruling party’s cash-cows.
If you act now, you may be able to help halt fracking in the Karoo. Find out more about the neagtive impacts of fracking, what exactly is happening and what you can do to help
On 17 December environmentalists in the State of New York sighed a relief as New York Governor Andrew Andrew Cuomo announced that his administration would ban hydraulic fracturing in the New York State
Winner of the Green Award at Sheffield Doc Fest, Best S. African Film at Encounters International Film Festival, and officially selected for the Durban International Film Festival, ‘Unearthed’ will now screen in London
The anti-fracking cause, which has long united a broad swathe of Karoo residents, has a powerful new backer – Johann Rupert, one of the country’s richest men. But can the movement win out against the patience and deep pockets of the oil companies, a government desperate for results and local residents who see in fracking a brighter and more prosperous future?