Young climate activists say they are tired of young people being used as tokens, only noticed one week of the year, having a perfunctory or symbolic role in discussions and then being discarded.
In losing these age-old practices, conservationists say, we may be losing more than just the material benefits, “but in fact important aspects of the reverence and deep connection with nature.”
Yebo! Contemporary Art Gallery (in partnership with One Billion Rising and Divine Artists) invites new, emerging and professional artists in Eswatini to apply to participate in their next exhibition addressing climate change.
This May, Hlumisa (the Eswatini Youth Climate Forum) launched itself at The Green Round Table, a collaborative event coordinated together with the Bushfire School’s Festival and ECCo. The first edition of the Green Round Table happened at the House on Fire Amphitheater through funding by the European Union (EU)
Have you noticed that every time you do your monthly shop it seems like your trolley becomes more expensive? With rising prices all round, we are all feeling the pinch. But did you know that climate change is also part of the problem and is contributing to the inflation?
Tamika Du-Pont reflects on the increased emphasis on climate justice at this years COP26, and what this might mean for real action and meaningful engagement in an African context – particularly for young people.
Part II of a blog by Wetive Dlamini – chairperson of Hlumisa (the Eswatini Youth Climate Forum). Read more about the amazing experience she had as a youth representative from Eswatini at the recent COP26 summit in Glasgow.
Part I of a blog by Wetive Dlamini – chairperson of Hlumisa (the Eswatini Youth Climate Forum). Read about her story in overcoming the odds in becoming a youth representative for Eswatini at the recent COP26 summit.
Dr.Deepa Pullanikkatil, Eswatini’s NDC Coordinator, reflects on experiences and lessons learned from her time at COP 26, including the importance of youth, justice and meaningfully addressing vulnerabilities in the global south.
COP26 will be drawing to a close at the end of this week, so we have a closer look at some of the highs and lows of the event thus far to see whether we’re on track for any meaningful agreements or not…
Climate finance and renewable energy specialist Rodney Carval explores renewable energy solutions in Eswatini, discussing pathways and barriers to success for an industry that, despite massive global growth, is still very far away from realising its full potential locally.