We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis. The global system is not in a crisis that can be resolved. The system is crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.
With every second city and town projected to suffer increased flooding, South Africa must be better prepared.
South Africa needs to urgently invest in smart early-warning systems and start climate-proofing its infrastructure.
Africa is facing a climate crisis. The continent stands in a precarious position due to the rapid changes in the climatic conditions. The floods in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa have devastated lives, a reminder of how a changing climate will continue to fuel extreme weather patterns.
A quarter of South Africans in cities are living in informal settlements.
Young African environmentalists are showing outstanding climate leadership and contributions to climate action. Founder of Eco-Champions, Temilade Salami was awarded the COP Climate Leaders Prize worth £3000 in recognition of her climate education and advocacy work.
Tropical storm Dumako hit Madagascar last week shortly after Cyclone Batsirai damaged over 124,000 homes and killed multiple people. The island nation is going through storm season and another cyclone, Emnati, is forecast to hit close to the same area affected by Batsirai.
Robots might overthrow humans but at least they’ll save the earth. A poignant take on humanity’s unrelenting destruction of nature and the premise behind 2021’s winning Ecoexistence Game Jam prototype.
Climate action across the African continent needs to be rooted in equity. The attainment of climate justice requires inclusive partnerships to ensure the effects of climate change are effectively managed.