Eswatini recently rated as one of the worst in the world for workers rights and wealth inequality – why is this important, what impact does it have, and why does it matter for our collective climate resilience and overall development efforts?
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The International Energy Agency recently released a report that explores pathways for Africa’s energy system to evolve toward achieving development goals, infrastructure expansion, investment requirements, financing options and energy policy priorities.
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)
In response to the proposed coal projects in Eswatini, Mandla Reissmann looks to alternative scenarios and models of development that incorporate environmentalism and sustainability.
View the recording of the Connect show hosted by the Pacific Institute where ECCo co-founder Dane Armstrong discusses the potential benefits and significant threats of the Lubhuku coal project in Eswatini.
Lombhalo usinika sitfombe lesinelwati lolumcoka ngalesifiso sekwakha siteshi sagesi lophehlwe ngemalahle eLubhuku Eswatini, lokukhomba sidzingeko lesisheshisako sekutsi sisente lana eveni lakatsi ngendzaba yesimo sekugucugucuka kwesimo selitulu.
This article provides a critically informed overview of the proposed Lubhuku Thermal Power Plant in Eswatini, putting this fossil fuel project in context with the kinds of climate action we urgently need to see in our country.
Dr. Deepa Pullanikkatil explores the potential for tree planting as a green recovery solution post Covid-19, as well as other solutions to consider for recovery pathways that benefit people & planet.