Kick the Polluters our of the COP (a COP24 poem)

Kick the Polluters our of the COP (a COP24 poem)

Today what do we say? Kick the polluters out of the COP   Yesterday the world celebrated 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights In the Niger Delta we have endured 60 years of gross oil pollution, gas flares and human rights abuses Today the...
Oilwatch Africa: The Lamu Declaration

Oilwatch Africa: The Lamu Declaration

Oilwatch Africa network members, Lamu community representatives, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs) met in Lamu Kenya, on 7th and 8th August, 2018 at a conference on the theme: Beyond Fossil Fuels. The conference considered the...
Bad Plastic Idea

Bad Plastic Idea

The themes for this year’s World Environment Day and World Ocean Day are centered on beating plastic pollution and thus serve as a wakeup call for all of us to take prompt actions to protect our environment and by extension our lives. Health of Mother Earth Foundation...
Climate Dialogues and Negotiations

Climate Dialogues and Negotiations

The innovative Talanoa Dialogue (TD) took place on Sunday 6 May 2018 in Bonn, sandwiched between the first and second weeks of the climate negotiations.  After the dialogue everyone was somewhat upbeat about how useful the experience was. Indeed, a delegate from the...