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Church leaders express regret over U.S. climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement, reached after years of negotiations culminating in the COP21 talks in Paris in December 2015, committed world leaders to work towards reducing global temperature increases. A significant number of Anglican […]

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Marking Earth Hour in Pretoria

By Lydia Mogano On the 25th of March 2017, everyone was encouraged to participate in the environmental awareness campaign, Earth Hour, to encourage the reduction of humanity’s carbon footprint on the planet by switching off all electrical appliances between 8:30 till 9:30pm. I was invited as one of the guest speakers in Pretoria to promote […]

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FLEAT tackles Climate Change in Tanzania

By Zainab Adams, SAFCEI Outreach Coordinator Day one: I was invited to attend a workshop in Same, Tanzania around “Connecting Poverty to Climate Change”. One of the key points was around “Changing the Mindset”. In the Tanzania context it describes changing the way you think about what you can achieve. The Rev. Amos Mushendwa (guest […]

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Open letter to Ministers on Eskom

SAFCEI is one of the 28 organisations that signed on to this open letter sent to the Ministers of Energy, Public Enterprises, Environmental Affairs and Health, asking them to ensure Eskom’s compliance with obligations to protect the environment and human health. NGO open letter to Ministers on Eskom_6 Sept 2016

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