Photo exhibition followed by a dialogue themed around #BreakFree, alongside a Twitter chat asking our governments & investors to #breakfree from fossil investments and take action on their commitments to the Paris agreement.
Tous les acteurs de la société civile, les médias, les étudiants, les communautés de Bargny et des communes environnantes vont prendre part à cette manifestation qui sera l'occasion de dénoncer fortement la centrale et de demander à l'Etat de renoncer au projet.
Youth from in and around Kampala will gather to discuss the hazardous effects of the growing oil exploration in the Albertine rift and brainstorm means of promoting alternative means of fuel around the country.
Ista/Ndolo - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
A la decouverte des renouvelables , est une visite guidée avec 100 jeunes etudiants, chercheurs et entrepreneurs.Au centre national des énergies renouvelables ,dans l'encceinte de l'Instutut National des Techniques appliquées de Kinshasa (ISTA/Ndolo).
Film screenings and community debate to denounce coal-fired power projects, but also to draw attention of the authority and Ivory Coast people and leaders on the dangers that coal development continues to pose on the continent which is the most vulnerable to the ravages of climate change.
DeCARBONize Nigeria university debate. "The mother earth is crying... Safe me from fossil fuel combustion, I am warming. Talking about the impacts of climate change on human and on every sector of the society, the common man is more vulnerable while some rich men are making money out of this. It is the right time we all come together to put an end to this. Stop fossil fuel!! End coal business!!!"
Peaceful walk to denounce the proposed coal-fired power projects in order to draw the attention of the authority and Ivory Coast people and leaders on the dangers that coal development continues to pose on the continent which is the most vulnerable to the ravages of climate change.
Workshop on Climate Change and Breaking Free from Fossil Fuels. Come and let's share more information about global warming and what we can do as ordinary citizens!! We will have professional photographers and media journalists to cover our event. Most importantly come and let's have a shared vision for our continent of Africa.
The event will be conducted at the Copperbelt University. We want to stage out an advocacy campaign in the ending of sulphur dioxide that comes from the burning of fossil fuels on the mining plant in Mufulira as well as the wood based industries in Ndola.
Africa Media Matrix Room 102, Rhodes University - Grahamstown, South Africa
Join #BreakFree Grahamstown and stand in solidarity with continent-wide demonstrations against the fossil fuel and coal industry. Climate Change is a global crisis that can have powerful local solutions. #BreakFree Grahamstown will be a workshop with the intention of sharing information and solutions to fossil fuel emissions. Prof. Rui Krause will speak about the chemistry of fossil fuels - what are they, why are they useful and why are they used.
Corner of Nelson Mandela Drive and Steenbokpan - Lephalale, South Africa
On the morning of the 25th of May people from coal affected communities in Lephalale, together with activists from Earthlife Africa Jhb and Greenpeace Africa, will gather at the corner of Nelson Mandela Drive and Steenbokpan to stage a picket calling for the cancellation of the local proposed private coal-fired power station, Thabametsi. We must Break Free from coal to protect our climate, water and health!
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