Divest Fest – 11 May 2019 – A Fossil Free South Africa community update with our guest speaker, environmental scientist Samantha Keen.

Extinction Rebellion, school climate strikes – climate change is racing up the news agenda in 2019. Fossil fuel divestment remains a powerful and vital tool for securing our climate and society. Join us for an update on fossil fuel divestment in South Africa. DATE/TIME: Saturday 11 May, from 9h30-12h30 VENUE: Room 3C, Snape Building, University …

‘Climate change must be a central pillar of SA’s economic growth’

Climate change and the risks associated with it should be a key part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address. How SA chooses to respond to climate change and its impact on the country will affect economic growth and social development for decades to come, yet climate change remains sidelined by the government and key sectors that are most vulnerable to its effects.

Robert Armstrong: A South African fossil fuel divestment story

I work in the natural & organic retail industry, where we promote and offer products we believe lead to a healthy lifestyle. Our aim is to provide products and services that are healthy for people as well as for the planet. To do this, we try to source organically farmed or naturally sourced products, and …

Fossil Free UCT campaign submits testimony on divestment to the UCT Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission

The aims of the UCT Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission (IRTC) include making ‘recommendations on institutional culture, transformation, decolonisation, discrimination, identity, disability and any other matters that the university community has raised over the past 18 months, or may wish to raise in the future.’ In the light of this mandate of the IRTC, we …