Western Africa

350Africa Arab World – Staff Letter to Trump

In response to President Trump’s executive order barring entry to the United States from refugees, migrants and foreign nationals from seven-Muslim countries, staff members at 350.org from the targeted region have issued the following letter to the US President.   President Trump, It is with deep consternation that we learned about your presidential executive order (More...)

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Ghana’s environment minister keeps the Paris promise: Calls for a Freeze on proposed coal project.

350Africa’s G-ROC team has been at the forefront of an anti-coal campaign,  confronting the Ghanaian government, Energy Protection Agency, Volta River Authority and Shenzhen Energy Group, polluters, who have proposed for the construction of a destructive 2x350MW coal-fired power plant in Ekumfi District Central region of Ghana. Recently, Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Mahama Ayariga, has (More...)

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350G-ROC – Ups the Ante on the fight against Coal Power Project

  In the Western region of Ghana, ongoing community mobilisation against the first two proposed coal fired power plants is producing positive results. During the months of June and July, 350G-ROC has continued with intense community engagement activities aimed at elevating levels of awareness on the contentious energy plants planned for Ekumfi District.   The (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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