On 23 August 2021, as part of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s Women’s Month activities, activists from various communities in Limpopo, Gauteng and Eastern Cape were treated to a spirited conversation with author and activist Professor Jacklyn Cock, to celebrate her 80th birthday. One of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s founders, Prof. Cock also shared her learnings from decades of experience of pursuing environmental and climate justice, and the development of the movement in South Africa. Read more here.
On 31 August 2021, as part of its efforts to ensure that grassroots communities know and understand the issue of climate change, Earthlife Africa and Gender CC held a women-focused dialogue to unpack the role of gender (specifically, women) in the #JustTransition. Read about some of the key takeaways from the event here.
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a damning report about the state of the climate crisis and the lack of mitigation and adaptation action, globally. Earthlife Africa points out a few reasons why South Africans should take note and take action to reduce global warming and the impacts of climate change. Read more here.