The picture seems hopeless, but with mitigation and adaptation strategies and policies driven through COP26, southern Africa can reduce the impacts of climate change on local livelihoods.
African countries cannot be ignored, or just listened to. Their needs should shape the agenda.
This Is Africa spoke to Cameroonian climate justice activist and development architect Emily Miki about the co-creation of adaptation solutions, public participation, and climate-specific capacity building.
This Is Africa spoke to Nigerian climate and environmental campaigner Olumide Idowu, popularly known as Mr. Climate about his journey as a climate action warrior, the challenges he’s faced in his activism and why he thinks every African youth should be involved in finding lasting solutions to persistent climate problems.
Climate justice and queer rights activism can at first glance seem to exist as separate movements, but further insight shows that they are deeply aligned and are driven by the same values. Queerness thrums with the same harmony that reverberates across nature, which climate justice aims to save. This article focuses on exploring that connection of nature, climate justice and queer activism.
This Is Africa spoke to Kenyan climate activist, Wanjũhĩ Njoroge about grassroots activism, the implications of complacency, and how gender bias encroaches on even the most valiant collective effort.
Meet the 10 brave African climate and environmental activists who are taking decisive action in their communities and mobilising citizens in rallying for inclusive and just climate action.
At the bottom of our carbon fears is a big black problem.
The global biodiversity framework will provide goals and targets to stem and reverse the decline in nature until 2050.