Extinction Rebellion takes on Africa Oil Week

CATEGORY: General
DATE: 6 November 2019
AUTHOR: Treeshake.com

With Africa Oil Week in full swing, Treeshake supports Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cape Town in their mission to avert a climate catastrophe and ensure a just energy transition.

UNESCO estimates that by 2050, 150 - 200 million people will be displaced due to extreme weather conditions, drought and rising sea levels. The climate emergency also exacerbates conflict through resource scarcity and internal displacement. The South African Human Science Research Council (HSRC) states that developing countries, including South Africa and our southern African neighbours, are disproportionately affected by climate change, due to both geography and low response capacity.

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