We are in a planetary crisis!

That's why we're here...
Environmental destruction, resource depletion, pollution and climate breakdown are human rights issues! 
 These issues affect everyone – but they are already disproportionately
effecting those who are poor and vulnerable. We want to hold leaders and big industries accountable and call for systemic change to simultaneously address environmental and social issues - for they are one and the same.

We are the African Climate Alliance, a youth-led group advocating for climate, ecological and social justice.

 We believe in a future defined by environmental and social justice. To achieve this we aim to deliver dynamic, Afrocentric environmental education and action, while creating a safe and inclusive space for South African youth. 

Unite to campaign for climate, ecological and social justice

Make climate action creative & fun

Encourage inclusive, intercultural collaboration around socio-environmental challenges

Advocate for and deliver climate change education that adequately prepares young people for the realities of climate breakdown

Promote an intersectional climate movement that aims to elevate voices of black, brown, indigenous, working-class and marginalized groups


It all started with just two weeks and a few committed individuals, who co-organized the first big climate protest in Cape Town in March 2019.  From there the grassroots group developed into what the African Climate Alliance is today. The group currently comprises of a youth group, two volunteer co-ordinators and group of adult supporting non-profit organisations and active citizens.  The group also has allies in over 8 different African countries outside of South Africa.



Youth Lead Protest at Parliament (Cape Town) calling for Climate…

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This youth day in South Africa, we are launching the…

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A few weeks ago, the government called for public engagement…

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On June 16th we launched a campaign called #The Future…

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In this installation we have compiled 5 poems, all centered…

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Gloria Jean Watkins  The Oppositional Gaze (2003) by bell hooks…

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In this speech from 1962, addressing Islamophobia and racism after…

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In South Africa, June 16 symbolises a day where young…

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June 9- Barack Obama Speech In this speech made on…

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Educational Resources

Coming soon...

We are working on high impact/low cost Educational Resources


350Africa.orgAfrica Clockwise, Alternative Information and Development Centre, Boat Boaz, Children’s Resource Centre, Consent Community Movement, Earthchild Project, Ecolution Consulting, eMzantsi Carnival , Equal Education, Extinction Rebellion Cape Town, Fossil Free South Africa, Four Elements Conservation, Green Anglicans, Greenpeace Africa, Greenpeace Cape Town, Greenpop, Lwandle Hiking Club, Netzer, Oceano Reddentes, One Million Climate Jobs, Project 90 by 2030, Princess Vlei Forum, #SeaTheBiggerPicture, SAFCEI, South African Vegan Society, The Beach Co-op, The Green Times, Traktor Outdoor, #UniteBehind, Waves For Change, WWF South Africa, YouLead Initiative, XR Youth SA

Contact Us

General enquiries: team@africanclimatealliance.org

Media enquiries: media@africanclimatealliance.org

Please get in contact with us if you would like to sign up to ACA youth or the ACA adult support group or if you have any suggestions.