It’s World Environment Month, which means that as humans intent on improving our planet, we need to do our bit in order to create a safer and cleaner world for the next generation.
And with our first Green Issue and our Break Up With Plastic challenge, we are supporting the #ClimateStrike which is happening around the world to raise awareness about climate change and the state of the environment.
On 14 June, students across the world marched on their governments, including in South Africa. And as it coincides with the last day of term for SA schools, there was quite a turnout. They demonstrated in front of Parliament in Cape Town, the Union Buildings in Pretoria, and the Department of Energy in Durban.
As quoted by GroundUp, ‘the protesters were demanding that the government halt new fossil fuel projects. They also called for much more renewable energy by 2030.’
Check out these pics from the Cape Town march on Parliament:
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Images by @annaemery.art