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The Art of Climate Change Action by Amir Bagheri

During the apartheid struggle, activists used various ­artistic means to communicate and express the plight of our country and its people. Struggle songs such as Senzeni na and theatre productions like Sarafina! and Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country mobilised the domestic and international communities to end the social, political and ­economic divisions in South (More...)

A Dynamic Weekend of Mobilisation

[this blog was written by Landry Nintereste, 350Africa.org’s Sub-Saharian Field Organiser] It was an awesome and memorable weekend, full of enthusiasm. The African continent was not left on the sidelines of the Global Climate March. From Abidjan to Johannesburg via Accra, Cotonou, Yaoundé, Nairobi, Bujumbura and Kinshasa, there were thousands of people gathered in various (More...)

#WeFightClimateChange in Stellenbosch

[This blog was written by Steven Myburgh from Fossil Free Stellenbosch] Fossil Free Stellenbosch (FFS) is a group of students at Stellenbosch University, formed in response to the climate crisis, and has divestment from fossil fuels as its first campaign. Divestment is the opposite of an investment – it simply means getting rid of stocks, (More...)

Report: The Divestment Movement — A Just Response to Climate Inaction

Today, 350Africa.org is launching the second in a series of powerful research reports to present the case for divestment from fossil fuels and to highlight that this is not just an environmental issue but a political, economic and moral one as well. The divestment movement is growing globally, with over 450 institutions, pension funds, universities and faith-based organisations having committed (More...)