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350 Africa Student Summit

Written by Ahmed Mokgopo Last weekend, 23-26 September 2016, 350Africa mobilized student leaders active in the climate movement across South African universities to share ideas, strategies and navigate the future path of all our work. Over three days, ... (More...)

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Of one mind and vision

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandela. The following months after the signing of the Paris Agreement has been a challenging time for the East Asia region The fossil fuel industry is still active with a host of projects on the ground and are still bent on expanding dirty energy development […] (More...)

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Report: The Divestment Movement — A Just Response to Climate Inaction

Today, 350Africa.org is launching the second in a series of powerful research reports to present the case for divestment from fossil fuels and to highlight that this is not just an environmental issue but a political, economic and moral one as well. The divestment movement is growing globally, with over 450 institutions, pension funds, universities and faith-based organisations having committed (More...)

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Anglican Church of Southern Africa to explore divestment from fossil fuels

[Press release] Johannesburg, 25 September 2015 -– 350Africa.org welcomes the move by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa to explore withdrawing its investments from companies which exploit fossil fuels. The Church has acknowledged in their resolution that the burning of fossil fuels is leading to climate change with devastating effects on the most vulnerable people around the world. The (More...)

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Earth Day 2015: Fossil-free future!

Earth Day was born in 1970 in the US, at the peak of an awakening in environmental awareness that led to the Clean Air Act and a flurry of effective legislative responses to an ecological crisis. 45 years on the challenge of our survival as a specie calls us to act with urgency in responding […] (More...)

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Global Divestment Day steps up fight against climate change across hard hit Africa and Arab world as 2014 confirmed as the hottest year on record

[Press Release] 13th and 14th February to see global call for banks, universities, faith-based organisations and institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry Fossil Free Africa campaign to intensify against Nedbank and other South African banks... (More...)

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