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Raising Africa’s Voice

It’s time to show the power of African resistance to fossil fuels, and our energy for renewable energy at this COP. We need to call on our African leaders to deliver renewables, not fossils. We need to show the world that Africans are rising up to fight for climate justice. Join us for an action (More...)

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First week of mobilisation at COP22

 Our mobilising efforts against the fossil fuel industry and for climate solutions continue alongside the COP22. After last week’s workshop on storytelling at COY and the launch of project ‘Climate Photo and Impacts’, momentum is growing as Sunday approaches – the day on which the march for climate justice is planned in Marrakech. For this (More...)

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The challenge of water scarcity in Africa

  Photo credit: Oxfam 2012 Climate change constitutes a real threat to Africa’s development and stunts the continent’s economic potential. Fossil fuel-induced climate impacts such as prolonged droughts and frequent floods continue to adversely affect agriculture, fishing industries and communities that rely on these products for their livelihoods. As governments meet in Marrakesh for COP22, (More...)

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Our COP22 Plans

The climate change negotiations in Marrakesh kicked off today. We have set up meetings and worked hard to organise some exciting, interesting events and activities. If you’d like to receive updates during the COP, click here. Here’s an updated overview of the exciting plans we have for COP22: 1. The Sunshines of Africa When: 7 (More...)

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COP22: A defining moment for Africa’s Climate Movement

Africa’s climate struggles are set to take centre stage at this year’s annual UNFCCC Conference of the Parties meeting from 7-18th November. Host country Morocco will see its city, Marrakesh, come to life as politicians, civil society and climate activists from all over the globe, convene to discuss climate change and its implications for developing (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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Gearing up for COP 22 with African and International Civil Society Declaration

Members of 350.org attended the “African and international Conference” on the “Issues and challenges of COP22” – in Casablanca, Morocco on the 23rd and 24th of September; a meeting orgnaised by the Moroccan Coalition for Climate Justice (CMCJ) in response to the UN Climate summit taking place in Marrakesh 7-18 November, 2016. 245 participants, from (More...)

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