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2017 – Scaling up campaigns across Africa

It is a new year, new promises and renewed hope for climate change warriors, as we gather much-needed strength and resilience to soldier on and up the ante on our climate change campaigns across the African region. 2016 taught us a lot.  The hottest recorded year in history, means impacted communities around the globe are (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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More rain, less freshwater: Why the government of Ghana needs to stop coal expansion

Heavy rainfalls in Accra, Ghana during the past week, induced 10 fatalities, injuries and destroyed properties. The survival of vulnerable communities remains high priority as the  country’s government urges citizens to move toward higher ground away from flooded areas so as to avert further fatalities. The months of May and June are known to be (More...)

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Ghana’s street carnival success

Last month, the 350 Ghana team, G-ROC, put together a wonderful street carnival with some local artists to celebrate renewable energy. The streets of Accra witnessed the biggest ever youth-led street carnival event on climate change by 350-G-ROC (Ghana Reducing Our Carbon) in collaboration with PLUZZ FM, a leading radio station in Ghana.  Sensational Ghanaian music stars (More...)

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