Manifestos of SA’s big three parties fail to realistically address climate crisis, environmental issues

From left: DA leader John Steenhuisen. (Photo: Gallo Images / Brenton Geach) | EFF leader Julius Malema. (Photo: Gallo Images / Laird Forbes) | ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa. (Photo: Gallo Images / Papi Morake)

Onke Ngcuka – 18 March 2024

We perused the ANC, DA and EFF manifestos and consulted an expert to assess their proposals on the climate crisis and environmental issues. Unlike the ANC and DA, the Red Berets ‘gave it a decent go’, but its proposals are somewhat detached from reality.

Election season is upon us and political parties are releasing their manifestos in a bid to win voters. Daily Maverick perused the manifestos of the three biggest parties, the ANC, DA and EFF, to assess their plans to address the climate crisis and environmental issues…