Tag Archives: Climate Champions

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Leadership Clubs: three new schools sign up

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Three new schools have recently joined our Leadership Clubs Programme. Club members, with the support of their mentors, are hard at work starting their low-carbon projects, creating permaculture gardens. Continue reading

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Power behind the scenes

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Hin Wah, our Communications Programme Manager, wrote a lovely piece for the Green Times magazine about our wave turbine installation at the Two Oceans Aquarium. A continuous wave is needed to keep the kelp and other plants in the aquirium alive. Project 90 teamed up with the aquarium to design and build a wave turbine which could create this wave without using electricity. Continue reading

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“Eco Rechargers” Club promote environment

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The “Eco Rechargers” are one of Project 90’s environmental clubs, based at Tshwane University of Technology, in Pretoria. They took part in in Wellness event held at Melrose House Museum aiming to inspire, raise and promote environmental awareness. The Eco … Continue reading

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Project 90 visits Fairmont High

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Armed with a tub of environmentally friendly playdough, Gillian and Hin Wah went to Fairmont High School to learn about how the younger generation view climate change by answering questions through playdough. So often young people are presented with ideas of how we see things and it was truly refreshing to hear their opinions and ideas being voiced. Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Western roots of the climate change crisis

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Eight Project 90 staff and volunteers were invited to attend the Climate Reality Leadership Training in Johannesburg last month. Al Gore and his team are travelling the world to teach and share experiences of climate change to create climate leaders across the globe. Blessing Mutiti, a Project 90 volunteer, reflects on the training and whether the responsbility for solving climate change should sit with the industrialised Western countries who caused it. Continue reading

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Young Leaders – Day of Action

Project 90 held a Day of Action at the Johannesburg Zoo. Project 90 Clubs from the Gauteng region came along to inspire and inform the public and to learn more about how they can preserve their natural environment. The day was a great success and this short video demonstrates just that.

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A Wave Ahead

In November 2013, Project 90 celebrated the completion of the second phase of our renewable energy demonstration site partnership with the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town. What made this partnership extra special was the development of an innovative wave-powered generator created to capture wave energy produced in the kelp forest exhibit. This short film “A Wave Ahead” documents the development of the generator from conceptualisation to installation. Continue reading