Category Archives: Sauti

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…

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“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…

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“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…

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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

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Sauti Begins — “How I became a climate activist”

We are excited to announce the beginning of a series of dispatches from climate movement leaders from across Africa. We are calling the series “Sauti — African Voices on Climate Change.” Sauti means ‘voices’ in Swahili and ‘my voice’ in

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