SAY NO TO COAL
Green Anglicans joined the call by 350.org and other partners to call upon the Development bank of South Africa (DBSA) to stop funding new coal power stations.
The recent IPCC report shows that Climate change will have an enormous impact on the most vulnerable and we need to make a rapid transition from fossil fuels to renewables.
Building new coal powered stations such at Thabametsi in Limpopo locks us into a fossil fuel future.
The Development bank of SA needs to fund sustainable development and with soaring temperatures this will not be possible.
Proverbs 31 v 8 says “be the voice for the voiceless” and so the church joins the call not to build new coal power stations
South Africa hit the press for having the highest air pollution in the world in Mpumalanga. This has dire effects on the health of the young and the elderly . And so we must speak out for the young children and the elderly in communities in Limpopo who would be impacted by air pollution in Thabametsi, to be built near Lephalale