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?
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.
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.
Since the very first Earth Day event in 1970, we have pumped more pollution into the air, rivers, ocean, soil and lungs of the planet than all of human history combined. These trends have been consistent, and show little sign of abating. At the same time, humanity has never been as aware, united and ready for radical, positive transformation as it is today.
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.