A New African Start: the CCDA

Winnie Asiti shares her impressions of the first Climate Change and Development Conference for Africa, held 17-19 October, 2011, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A New African Start: the CCDA It was early morning when I checked in at the United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa. This is where the first Climate Change and Development (More...)


“In My Own Words” – Winnie Asiti

In her first post for Sauti, leading climate organizer Winnie Asiti from Kenya, eloquently expresses the impact climate change has had on her hometown and recounts the origins of her climate activism. In my own words… I was born and brought up in Trans Nzoia District, Kitale in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Renowned (More...)

Eastern Africa Sauti

“We refuse to sit back” says Mbemba Doucouré

Mbemba Doucouré is the Sauti candidate for West Africa. In this post, he explains what motivated him to take action to protect environment, his achievements and work with 350 since 2010. Man can destroy in 15 minutes what nature has put in place for 50 years or more. That’s what pushed me in 1992 to start (More...)

Sauti Western Africa

On the front to protect Congo forests

After hundreds of emails exchanged and long hours of phone calls, yesterday I had a privilege to meet physically Ephrème Hategeka Bwishe, star 350 organiser based in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (at the same time Sauti candidate for central Africa region currently visiting Bujumbura). We had a long conversation till late in (More...)