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Watch: Animated Short Film about Climate Change

“Climate change, climate change, climate change – Everyone is talking about climate change”.  It´s a big and complicated issue.  Nevertheless everyone should understand, what climate change is about. This animated cartoon gives a short and clear explanation. The film also

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Million Climate Jobs Meeting 4th August – Report

Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. Approximately 15 participants attended the meeting on 4th August 2017. Unfortunately our main speaker, Frank Spencer, fell ill, therefore we screened a documentary instead. “Breakthrough in

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Renewable energy is the answer

Renewable energy is the answer By Richard Worthington | Amandla 43 | December 2015 Renewable energy development is increasingly recognised (by mainstream institutions and people at large) as the most promising and urgent priority to solve three key energy questions:

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Public transportation systems: Going beyond the budget constraints

S.A. Public Transportation Systems: Going beyond the budget constraints by Erwan Malary | 10 August 2017 More than 20 years after the end of the Apartheid regime, most of South African cities are still highly segregated; the Urban Areas Act

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Minerals extraction more harmful than Guptas

Minerals extraction more harmful than Guptas By Richard Worthington | Amandla Magazine Issue 53 | July 2017 Zupta is not the crisis, but a symptom of the crisis. This formulation borrows from Naomi Klein referring to Donald Trump in an

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Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting – Agenda

One Million Climate Jobs Campaign FRIDAY 4th AUGUST 2017 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) AGENDA Apologies Introductions Small scale Renewable Energy for universal provision of cheap electricity – Frank Spencer (CONCO

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Small scale renewable energy for universal provision of cheap energy

The next One Million Climate jobs meeting date has been set! The new date will be Friday 4 August, as usual 9:30 at AIDC´s. We have invited Frank Spencer to introduce the topic: “Small scale renewable energy for universal provision of

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What Cape Town can learn from Windhoek on surviving droughts

From: The Conversation By: Dian Spear, Southern Africa lead, Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, University of Cape Town Cape Town is experiencing the worst drought in 100 years. Shutterstock Human population growth, urbanisation, and climate change are all changing

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Our Best Shot at Meeting Paris Goals? Make Energy Public

A new report finds public ownership is the best way for cities and towns to meet renewable energy and efficiency targets. By: Sarah van Gelder From: YES! Magazine Mayors across the country have vowed to deliver on the goals of

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How We Can Transition To A “Bottom Up” Economy

Three ways to rewire the economy for equality and ecological sustainability. By Chuck Collins Originally published in YES! Magazzine   YES! Illustration by Jennifer Luxton. Resistance to the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrants, climate change policy, and economic fairness has

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