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SA’s NEW ENERGY PLAN

University of Johannesburg Professor of Physics, Hartmut Winkler, takes a look at the SA government's latest energy plan that looks ahead to as far as 2050, with some far-reaching implications for both renewable and non-renewable energy production. Read more...
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IS NUCLEAR THE WAY TO GO IN SA?

The government of Jacob Zuma is apparently determined to go ahead with a nuclear build program in the face of much controversy. The following article by regional economic analyst Mike Britten is the result of not only research of current world and South African thinking on nuclear energy, but also consulting the views of South…
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Superfood Cocktails: 10 Vitamin-Packed Alcoholic Drink Recipes

If only cocktails were really health tonics, the world would be a brighter and happier place. Nobody’s trying to claim that alcoholic beverages are the ideal way to get your vitamins and minerals, but you can definitely feel better about what you’re drinking when you make these 10 creative superfood cocktails. Get the recipes for…
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WHO Report: Climate Change To Cause 250,000 “Extra Deaths” A Year By 2030

Climate change will be the cause of roughly 250,000 “extra” deaths a year by 2030, according to a recent report from the World Health Organization quantifying the future impacts of the changing climate on human health. Of this figure, roughly 48,000 will be via diarrhea; 60,000 via malaria; 95,000 via under-nutrition during childhood; and 38,000…
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