Auma Obama and WFC board members

Bigsis Dr. Auma Obama joins World Future Council

  The older sister of US President Barack Obama, Dr. Auma Obama, was appointed Councillor of the World Future Council. This Hamburg-based organisation works with decision-makers worldwide to implement policy solutions that secure the rights of future generations. At an official meeting with WFC … [Read More...]

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Ebola: What are we waiting for?

The world waited too long to respond to Ebola. Ebola is devastating parts of West Africa. And every day we continue to wait – for funding to reach the ground, for nurses and doctors to be deployed, for the … [Read More...]

US and China Shake Hands on Carbon Deal

US and China Shake Hands on Carbon Deal

The United States and China are the world’s two biggest economies, the largest emitters of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and the largest historical emitters of GHGs. China’s population is well over 1 billion … [Read More...]

Keynote speaker Rev. Mpho Tutu

Let fossil fuel divestment set you free

“People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change,” said Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu during the countdown to the launch of Fossil Free SA, which started … [Read More...]

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A good time to frack the ocean?

Here is an intelligent look at what lies ahead for SA if we push forward with the  plan to frack the ocean near Mossel Bay, by Andreas Wilson-Späth, a freelance writer with a PhD in geochemistry: If you’re a … [Read More...]