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African Climate Justice Group calls for endorsement of statement

As the climate crisis bears down on us, we are faced with a new health crisis, Covid-19, which brings with it its own as well as other multiplying threats to us all over the world, but especially in Africa. A few of us who identify as African social movements and allied civil society groups came [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:38:17+00:00June 9th, 2020|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on African Climate Justice Group calls for endorsement of statement

Cancer Ally: Pollution Maims and kills

We are all aware of the fragility of our local and global public health systems, as the coronavirus moves across the world with terrifying speed. But we must not forget the slow killers that continue to do enormous damage in South Africa’s most vulnerable communities, as toxic pollution kills hundreds, and leave the rest of [...]

By |2020-03-31T15:16:32+00:00March 31st, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Cancer Ally: Pollution Maims and kills

In Memory of Brenda Pratt (Ex-treasurer)

A Tribute to an Environmental Activist, Mentor and Teacher Brenda Pratt Brenda Lynn Pratt was instrumental in the development of the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance for over 23 years. Her work within SDCEA was to play an important role of oversight as the treasurer of the finances. Brenda took her role as treasurer very [...]

By |2020-03-16T12:53:52+00:00March 16th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on In Memory of Brenda Pratt (Ex-treasurer)

We are very happy to let you know that the first 3 episodes of The People’s Fix, the Action 24 podcast are now live!

https://podlink.to/fix  Action 24 and SDCEA Podcast #Action24

By |2020-01-14T08:52:48+00:00January 14th, 2020|Action 24|Comments Off on We are very happy to let you know that the first 3 episodes of The People’s Fix, the Action 24 podcast are now live!

Thanks to all who joined us for the Global Climate Strike on the 20th September 2019!

By |2019-10-02T12:11:31+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Thanks to all who joined us for the Global Climate Strike on the 20th September 2019!

Action 24 / Politically Aweh video series: Climate Change in South Africa: How Bad Can It Be? Episode 1

https://youtu.be/_qKq9itUVQ8

By |2019-09-17T08:23:01+00:00September 17th, 2019|Action 24, Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Action 24 / Politically Aweh video series: Climate Change in South Africa: How Bad Can It Be? Episode 1

How polluting industries affect people’s health within the South Durban community

Environmental Pollution:  Industries pollute in several ways during the production process and in turn produce a large amount of waste products. Chemicals are burnt in order to produce the final products, and chemicals are then emitted into the air where communities are exposed. Industries dump their waste products in the nearest black Townships (land pollution), [...]

By |2019-07-17T06:25:33+00:00July 15th, 2019|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on How polluting industries affect people’s health within the South Durban community

Environmental Injustice in South Durban: Community caught between toxic polluters and climate shocks

By Shanice Firmin• 28 June 2019 The South Durban community share their neighbourhood with two of the country’s biggest oil refineries practically on residents’ doorsteps. With air pollution killing an estimated 20,000 South Africans every year, this is yet another case of profit prioritised over people. Section 24 of the South African Constitution enshrines that [...]

By |2019-07-03T08:07:24+00:00June 28th, 2019|Action 24, Community Empowerment|Comments Off on Environmental Injustice in South Durban: Community caught between toxic polluters and climate shocks

A call for all fisher folk to please join meeting on the 15 June 2019 at 8:30 am at the Austerville Civic Center.

By |2019-06-12T07:46:38+00:00June 12th, 2019|Community Empowerment, Livelihoods & Food Sovereignty|Comments Off on A call for all fisher folk to please join meeting on the 15 June 2019 at 8:30 am at the Austerville Civic Center.