It is common knowledge that Africa is one of the lowest contributors to global emissions, putting out a total of 3.8% of all greenhouse gases. The transportation sector has been recognized as one of the major contributors, and various attempts have been made to curb the sector’s role in climate change. This will continue as […]
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Maxine is a generalist experienced in research, communications, and media-related activities.
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Apart from focusing on young children as we did in an earlier blog post, engaging the African youth demographic is a critical move for climate advocates. There is some overlap within a particular age range since Generation Z ranges from as young as six years old to early twenties. Generation Z is set to work […]
Part of what exacerbates the challenge of dealing with climate change in Africa is communicating the concept to the masses. Climate change communication is about crafting messages that increase awareness about the environment and our interaction with it, in order to bring about the necessary behavior change. In most native dialects, African languages do not […]
August 19 recently marked World Humanitarian Day, a time to support those on the front lines of humanitarian efforts; and reflect on the crises conflicts have inflicted on whole communities by displacing people who are forced to suddenly migrate while fleeing war zones, natural catastrophes, or hostile persecution. There are a number of fundamental resources […]
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