Get up & Go Breakfast - Green Actuality - Elma Pollard

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Elma Pollard is the editor of the Green Times. The Green Times is a social enterprise focused on climate change and other environmental news with a particular focus on creative and constructive solutions. Every Wednesday morning, Elma directs our thinking to ensure we understand the urgency of effective stewardship, and she tells us how to maximize our combined efforts.

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Elma Pollard - Strategies to go Off The Grid

Elma shares her story of auditing her electricity usage and the steps she took to get Off Grid. She hopes her story will inspire us all to hear what is possible, and inspire us to all do something; even if it’s only 1 small change.

Elma Pollard - Fisherwomen unite against offshore energy projects

In the midst of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, small-scale fisherwomen from around the country not only have to deal with the gender-based violence issues that plague the women in the country, but they also have to fight to protect their livelihoods from the onslaught of proposed oil and gas projects.

Elma Pollard - NEP honours five protectors of Mother Earth

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced on Tuesday, the 2022 Champions of the Earth for their transformative action to prevent, halt or reverse ecosystem degradation. A conservationist, a sustainable waste management enterprise, an economist, a women’s rights activist, and a wildlife biologist were selected from nearly 2,200 nominations – a new submission record

Elma Pollard – Cop27 Roundup

The Green Times shares multiple stories this week on the back of a vitally important Cop27 Conference in Egypt. Elma gives us an overview that might leave us feeling quite hopeless, but she ends off reminding us how we can all be a part of the global solution.

Elma Pollard - COP27 must deliver major climate solutions

The COPs are the biggest and most important annual climate-related conferences on the planet. This year’s UN Climate Conference takes place in Sharm el-Sheikh, against a backdrop of extreme weather events worldwide, an energy crisis propelled by the war in Ukraine, and scientific data reiterating that the world is not doing enough to tackle carbon emissions and protect the future of our planet.

Elma Pollard - 28 October 2022 - Radon Gas: The Road to Awareness

The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) aims to bring awareness to South Africans regarding the potential threat of a naturally occurring radioactive gas, called radon, to draw up a map of potential high and low risk areas in the country and to set action and mitigation levels to minimise risk. This was envisaged and initiated by the Centre for Nuclear Safety and Security.

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