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We’re calling for freezing fuels investments and firm commitment to achieve a just transition based on renewables

Africa’s climate crisis will escalate, unless leaders and private sectors, commit to actions that ensure no new fossil fuel developments will take place on the continent. Most African economies rely on agriculture and the region is already prone to serious droughts and floods that change the lives of many women, men and children across the (More...)

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Climate Graffiti Workshop in Cairo

Street Art, Graffiti, is definitely not vandalism. This is artform rooted in an underground subculture so provocative that it must and can only exist beyond the walls of art galleries. “Uncommissioned” art plays a crucial role in a city’s landscape and contributes positively to social activism. This is why 350 Africa / Arab World has (More...)

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The Art of Climate Change Action by Amir Bagheri

During the apartheid struggle, activists used various ­artistic means to communicate and express the plight of our country and its people. Struggle songs such as Senzeni na and theatre productions like Sarafina! and Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country mobilised the domestic and international communities to end the social, political and ­economic divisions in South (More...)

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The #WeFightClimateChange concert in Joburg

Last Friday, 350Africa.org held a music and poetry night at the Wits Art Museum in Braamfontein as part of our Africa and Arab world week of climate action. Towards the end of the show, I saw a colleague tweet “If you aren’t at the #WeFightClimateChange event tonight, where are you even?”, and he has a (More...)

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