The Shine Campaign backs Power Up campaign, Africa’s call for increased funding in the face of climate crisis

  The Shine Campaign has joined Power Up, a new campaign supporting African efforts to seek greater global funding for affordable green energy – essential for adaptation to the climate crisis. The campaign is working to unlock more ambitious pledges from wealthy countries, starting with action at November’s COP27 climate talks, and continuing through the…

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Africa climate week should focus on the last mile

By Everjoice J. Win* This week, climate action activists, faith leaders, scientists, governments, civil society groups and journalists are gathered in Libreville, Gabon, for the official  Africa Climate Week. The weeklong gathering  was conceived at COP26, in Glasgow as “a platform for governments and stakeholders to strengthen credible and durable response to climate change.” This…

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Sandra Smithey Remembrance

The Shine Campaign community learnt with shock and sadness,  that our colleague and friend Sandra Smithey passed on.  It was only at the end of February this year, that we said goodbye to Sandra as she went into retirement. Sandra Smithey had an unbreakable and passionate commitment to grassroots empowerment and energy access. This commitment…

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