“Workers on Wednesday”: Pollution in South Africa and its impact on Working Class communities?

Carbon emissions and global warming have become the major concerns of the world in the 21st century. For several decades South Africa is said to be one of the world’s biggest polluters, both as an emitter of toxic industrial gases and environmental destruction, especially due to mining. In today’s show we assess this pollution and its impact on poor communities and what needs to be done about it. With us to discuss this we have…

GUEST: Thomas Mnguni, who is the NGO Groundwork’s community campaigner

GUEST: David van Wyk - Researcher and community activist from the Benchmarks Foundation