Archive | environmental advocacy

FLEAT projects inspire stewardship

In the words of FLEAT graduate Sean Ukomba: “God gave us one earth.  Imagine what will happen if every believer could be a steward”  SAFCEI’s Faith Leaders Environmental Advocacy Training Programme (FLEAT) is building a network of faith leaders for change across Southern Africa.  The second intake of 12 FLEAT faith leaders  are participating in […]

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SAFCEI AGM 2015 – Save the date

The Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute (SAFCEI) invites you to join us in Durban for our AGM on 3rd June.  Find out about SAFCEI’s plans and programmes for the coming months.  Join us in listening to Sinegugu Zukulu as he tells of the courageous resilience and resistance of members of the Amadiba community in Pondoland as […]

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Shell gets cold feet in the Karoo

By Dr Stefan Cramer, SAFCEI Science Advisor Royal Dutch Shell is pulling its top shale-gas people out of South Africa, was the screaming headline news in the Sunday Times last weekend. It is yet the strongest indication that gas companies in the Karoo are growing increasingly frustrated with government over delays in shale-gas legislation. The […]

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Nuclear energy bad for state of our nation

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Add prayerful to thoughtful and Prof Margaret Mead’s oft used quote describes SAFCEI’s objective of shifting the South African government’s energy priorities from nuclear to renewables.  The dedicated Earth Keepers who hold anti-nuclear […]

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