Paris Agreement: What it means for the African Continent.

By Herman Kwoba As the world gathered in New York on April 22nd to sign what has largely been referred to as a landmark deal, it was evident and quite clear that Africa had little influence on this process and their huge continental endorsement went unnoticed. This was shown by the large attention paid to…

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Earth day 2016 and the Signing of the Paris Agreement.

As with the 45 years preceding it, 2016’s Earth Day will be celebrated on the 22nd of April. Earth Day is global movement celebrated in more than 193 countries through events and mobilisations which support environmental protection. This year’s Earth Day is of particular significance. On Friday a number of world leaders will convene at…

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A message from a Climate Leader

By David Michael Terungwa 2015 was the hottest year in record history and it was also the year countries came together to work against climate change at the historic summit in Paris. With the world at a climate crossroads, Earth Hour 2016 was our time to shine a light on climate and environment action and…

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Water: Of infinite value, but worth nothing

By Lezette Engelbrecht I remember once standing in the security-check queue at the airport, watching an exchange between a very irate women and a very determined airport official, over a bottle of Chanel No 5. She kept repeating her extenuating circumstances – she was in a hurry when she packed, she thought she could take…

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Earth Hour 2016

[hover_pack img=”https://dev3.techwarrior.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/googleplus_2120x1192.jpg” link=”https://dev3.techwarrior.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/googleplus_2120x1192.jpg” link_tab=”on” img_title=”” img_alt=”” width=”630″ height=”353″ class=”” radius=”” effect=”none” opacity=”100″ title=”” title_visible=”on” title_delay=”” title_slide=”” title_rotation=”” title_scale=”on” title_fade=”on” text=”” text_visible=”on” text_delay=”” text_slide=”” text_rotation=”” text_scale=”on” text_fade=”on”] On the 19th of March 2016 between 20:30 and 21:30 the world will be celebrating Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement uniting people to protect the…

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Learning by cooking

By Cordula Gutekunst Green Drinks Event on 18th of February 2016 The first Green Drinks event this year dealt with the connections between climate change, El Niño and the current drought in South Africa. Speaking at the event was Linda Phalatse, a climate change advisor for GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit or the German Society…

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