Silent stakeholders, New Media and Climate Change

What is a silent stakeholder? A stakeholder is often described as an entity that has an impact on the outcomes of actions. The actions could be projects or changes in policy. A silent stakeholder, on the other hand, is a stakeholder that cant represent their interests. This could be an …

Environmental ​migrants

A darker side of climate change that has yet to be spoken of is one of the environmental migrants or climate refugees. The previous post of environmental equity and justice bordered into this topic. It’s often the most marginalized, disempowered and vulnerable communities that are affected the most by the …

Civil Rights & the Fire Crisis, Bolivia

Fire Crisis Many people have no doubtedly heard about the fires in the Amazon, in Brasil. But what about climate activism in Bolivia? Little attention has been paid to its neighbouring country. The events taking place in Bolivia deserve equal recognition. Protests over the last few days here have escalated …

Collective Action and Digital Activism

Over the last few weeks, Climate Activism and Climate Change incentives has had alot of exposure on all media platforms. Whether it was the The Global Climate Strike, the Paris March or the new Ocean Cleanup incentive it has made headlines. In this era of digitalization, collective action is seeing …

Environmental equity and justice

An emegrent topic “Exposures to pollution and other environmental risks are unequally distributed by race and class” – Mohai, P., Pellow, D., & Roberts, J. T. (2009) As we are starting to feel the effects of climate change both in the global south and north. We also see that different countries …

Agriculture and the Digital Revolution

The Digital Revolution Africa Across the Global South, ICT’s are being adopted more frequently in farming. The use of technology assists farmers in different ways. These mobile applications improve skills and practises related to farming. They can link farmers with local markets, weather reports and provide knowledge of pests and …

Climate activism in a global world

Global activism What is new media, activism, and development? These days it seems impossible to think about without thinking about the climate movement that is sparking the world with the hashtag #FridaysForFuture. The climate movement is receiving more and more traction each day and this past week there were close …