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Noxious trade-offs

By: Terence Creamer     6th October 2023 The decision by Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy to uphold a decision of the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) to... 

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Solutions vs problems

By: Terence Creamer     29th September 2023 There are many differences between Australia and South Africa, and these should not be dismissed or diminished. However, there are also several... 

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Party pooper 

By: Terence Creamer     22nd September 2023 As D-Day for the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) approaches, it is evident that the National Treasury will need to go against the... 

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Debt derailment?

By: Terence Creamer     15th September 2023 As with so much else in South Africa currently, the indication given by new Transnet chairperson Andile Sangqu that the State-owned freight... 

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Here we go?

By: Terence Creamer     8th September 2023 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has confirmed that he aims to secure Cabinet approval to publish an updated Integrated... 

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Laggard costs

By: Terence Creamer     1st September 2023 The cost of failing to keep pace with what is required economically and environmentally for energy sustainability should surely now be plain for... 

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Ongoing distortions

By: Terence Creamer     25th August 2023 As has been highlighted in this column previously, South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly contested topic and is, thus, a hotbed for... 

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Weakest link

By: Terence Creamer     18th August 2023 The attention being paid to the national electricity crisis appears to be yielding some results, albeit insufficient in speed and scale to fully... 

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Where’s the urgency?

By: Terence Creamer     11th August 2023 The Energy Regulator’s decision to transfer the transmission facilities licence to the National Transmission Company South Africa (NTC) is indeed a... 

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Post-truth energy politics

By: Terence Creamer     4th August 2023 In any healthy democracy, debate is not only vital but should be encouraged. However, a healthy democracy also requires that the contestation of... 

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