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Why Kenya should not drill its oil reserves

The plummeting in oil prices in the recent past has had the world in general looking at renewable sources of energy not only as an alternative source of energy but as the future main source of energy for nations. (More...)

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...)

Southern Africa

Open letter to Nedbank – April 11th, 2016

Dear Nedbank, Thank you for your response to 350Africa.org’s letter sent on 8 April 2016. We acknowledge your sustainability strategy and have noticed your support for a transition towards cleaner energy on various media platforms including billboards around the city. Your approach to meeting the countries socio-economic needs is commendable, but 350Africa.org can no longer (More...)

Nile River

6853 km long, 3.9 km wide, 9.5 meter deep – on average – with a discharge rate of 99,940 cubic meters per second and the longest water course on earth, the Nile River is arguably the 9th wonder of the world. (More...)

Open letter to Nedbank – April 8th, 2016

Dear Nedbank, 350Africa is writing in response to your numerous claims to the public that Nedbank is engaging with us. As yet, we have not received any response to our request for a list of projects and the amount of money that Nedbank is financing in coal and other fossil fuel projects in South Africa (More...)