Southern Africa

Faith Institutions Lead the Divestment Call

The provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has announced their support for the fossil free divestment campaign by voting to divest.  The motion passed by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) follows the leadership of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation’s vote to divest earlier on this year. Both institutions have (More...)

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Activists gather for Climate Justice in Mozambique

Justica Ambiental together with Friends of the Earth Mozambique welcomed delegates from across the African continent and other parts of the world as they hosted the 2nd Climate Justice Conference in Maputo on the 31st August -2nd September 2016 under the banner of Seeding Climate Justice II. Congregated at a peaceful resort in the heart (More...)

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6 reasons South Africa needs to break free from fossil fuels

Breaking free from our fossil fuel addiction is such an obvious step that it would be easy to find more than six reasons. But here are our favourite ones why we’re taking a stand this May (join us?): Last year, a study from the CSIR found that renewable energy projects in our country created R800 million (More...)

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From Cape Town to Amman, #WeFightClimateChange

There’s something I’ve been struggling with lately: the image of suited world leaders meeting in giant conference rooms at COP21 in Paris in December that just doesn’t fit with the real image of climate change that so many people are facing across our continent. The Paris negotiations could potentially send a signal that world governments (More...)

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Lots of attention from the climate road shows and rallies in Malawi

Last Friday, 15th August, Malawi Global Power Shift team held road shows and public rallies in both Blantyre and Lilongwe to raise awareness on sustainable, renewable energy and mobilise youth and communities on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The road shows included talks on climate change, energy saving practices, waste management and highlighting what (More...)

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