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The move to get ecocide — the destruction of the natural environment by deliberate or negligent human action — into the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is rightly growing apace.

If SA’s energy ministry continues to hinder the rollout of renewable energy — the most effective, least cost, maximum employment option — in favour of Karpowership gas and [local[ coal, he will be a prime candidate to be charged with ecocide at the ICC (“How the tender dice were loaded to favour expensive Karpowership gas (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/news-analysis-how-the-tender-dice-were-loaded-to-favour-expensive-karpowership-gas/)”, May 17)...

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