About 50 activists, led by Extinction Rebellion, picketed outside the
Gauteng Legislature in Central Johannesburg on Friday afternoon. They
called on government to declare a climate emergency.
were holding posters which read: “Greed kills our world”, “Tomorrow is
too late”, “Capitalism is the problem” and “No action, no future”.
Sunny Morgan, coordinator for Gauteng Extinction Rebellion, told GroundUp that the march was part of a larger campaign to speak the truth about climate change and ensure that the future of the country is in the hands of responsible people.
Government must declare a climate emergency
demands were for government to declare a climate emergency, act
immediately to halt biodiversity loss, and reduce greenhouse gas