Angus Rose – An Uncle for Climate
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Angus Rose – An Uncle for Climate

By Raeesah Chandlay For 37 days, Angus Rose tethered himself to the United Kingdom’s Houses of Parliament as he relentlessly pressed on with his hunger strike, which began on the 14th of March. His only demand was for Chief Climate Scientist Sir Patrick Vallance to brief the cabinet and the public on the climate emergency—the…

Food gardens have mental health benefits for all

Food gardens have mental health benefits for all

The climate crisis is intrinsically linked to social justice issues. From natural disasters to the burning of fossil fuels and extreme weather events, we are seeing how vulnerable, marginalised communities are and continue to be most impacted by the climate crisis. Autistic individuals are one of the groups vulnerable to climate impacts given that they…

“YOUR VOICE MATTERS. ACTUALLY, NO IT DOESN’T.”

“YOUR VOICE MATTERS. ACTUALLY, NO IT DOESN’T.”

How the African Development Bank kicked civil society to the curb at COP 26. It was one of the biggest announcements at COP 26 so far. “Twenty countries pledge end to finance for overseas fossil fuels,” proclaimed the headline in the Guardian. The bottom line here is that leading economies including the US and the UK…

24 Hours of Reality: St John the Divine’s Orphan Outreach

24 Hours of Reality: St John the Divine’s Orphan Outreach

On the 29th of October, the African Climate Reality Project (ACRP) participated in Climate Reality’s annual 24 Hours of Reality event at Saint John the Divines Orphan Outreach Centre in Mohlakeng, Johannesburg. 24 Hours of Reality is a global day of action undertaken by thousands of Climate Reality Leaders around the world. This year’s theme, “Let’s Get Real” had Climate…

Sparking Climate Justice Conversations at the Grassroots

Sparking Climate Justice Conversations at the Grassroots

In April 2021, the African Climate Reality Project launched a powerful documentary series, Not on Our Soil – A Climate Justice Reality to share the stories of the active citizens working in communities on the ground in South Africa fighting for an equitable and sustainable future for all. The docuseries, produced in partnership with ReWild…

Climate Reality Leaders meet with the AfDB on the sidelines of the 57th AnnualGeneral Meeting in Accra.

Climate Reality Leaders meet with the AfDB on the sidelines of the 57th AnnualGeneral Meeting in Accra.

Some Climate Reality Leaders (CRLs) in Ghana led by Chibeze Ezekiel (Country Mentor) met key officials of the African Development Bank (AfDB) during the bank’s recent AGM held from 23rd – 27th May in Accra to discuss the Position Paper submitted to the bank last year as well as deliberate on ways of strengthening work…

ACRP Regional Coordinator in East Africa

ACRP Regional Coordinator in East Africa

Jackson Kinyanjui Koimbori and Climate change Kenya organisation commemorated the World Environment Day in a fruitful event at the Menengai Crater Forest station and Viewpoint. The event graced with a tree planting ceremony saw 1000 tree seedlings (fruit trees, indigenous low water tolerant trees) of various species planted across the forest mostly targeting the factions…