🛡️ Adaptation: Embracing Change In the unfolding narrative of climate action, Adaptation emerges as our front-line defense—a robust shield against the impacts already etched into our environmental fabric. Picture climate-resilient cities fortified with infrastructure capable of weathering the storm, and agricultural landscapes adapting to shifting climatic patterns. Here, adaptation is not merely survival; it’s a […]
Why Carbon Credits Matter Climate change is an urgent global issue and we all have a responsibility to contribute to a greener, more sustainable planet. However, did you know that by doing so, you can also earn rewards? This is where carbon credits come in! What Are Carbon Credits? Carbon credits can be thought of
Introduction Climate change is a global threat that endangers lives and ecosystems worldwide. African countries are acutely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with rising temperatures, erratic rainfall patterns, and rising sea levels putting livelihoods, agriculture, and biodiversity at risk. Policies play a crucial role in driving climate action in Africa. The African Climate
Kenya Environmental Action Network (KEAN) members joined fellow youth and environmental actors to celebrate and commemorate the #WorldWetlandsDay in a glocal effort to create awareness of the importance of wetlands as crucial life-supporting ecosystems through education and outreach, which help build support for conservation and restoration efforts. During the #WorldWetlandsDay2023 celebration at Gatharaini River, different
Climate advocacy refers to efforts to raise awareness and promote action on issues related to climate change. This can involve a wide range of activities, such as promoting the adoption of renewable energy sources, supporting policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and raising awareness about the impacts of climate change on people and the environment.
I am an Environment and Community Development practitioner, and from my experience in advocacy and climate-nature nexus, I can say that climate action needs humanity to act from a united front; solidarity is the way forward. Society needs saving from itself, nature does not need saving. I come from a village in the Arid and
The oceans are rising, and so are we The climate is changing, why can’t weGlaciers are melting, others sublimate away Ravaging mighty fires outweighConsuming hurricanes rage grey Mother earth is bleeding Her teeming life depletingHer species ,extinct or nearing.It’s man against nature,and he is winning. For clear – the science is,Our only chance of survival
Social media for Advocacy training A group of 30 youth drawn from Kenya Environmental Action Network(KEAN) and The MIllennial Environmentalists (TME) gathered for a skill building training on leveraging social media power to advance their actions. The full day program hosted at the Climate Change Resource Center, inside the Kenya Meteorological Department grounds, saw the
Perhaps the most direct, most impactful form of activism is the noble, ancient art of The Protest. When you’re surrounded by the voices and (hilarious) signs of like-minded citizens, it’s hard to not get swept up in the atmosphere – and it’s even harder to ignore the power of the people when thousands are lining the streets, all marching against the same issue
To all awesome women out here, doing their best for the betterment of our planet. We celebrate you. Keep doing what you are doing. Its is paying off, and we are super proud of you. We are also extremely happy to give a shout out to great ladies in KEAN, doing something for our planet.