New Vision, New Voices +SocialGood
May 27 2015
Join us on June 4 in Cape Town for a dialogue bringing together industry leaders, students, NGO/civil society, thought leaders, digital influencers, and other changemakers for conversations around leveraging this unique moment to engage citizens around the world in building our future together.
Connect4Climate is connecting to take on climate change.
Join the UN Foundation, Connect4Climate and the Bertha Centre in Cape Town on June 4, 3-5 PM (NDT)
The New Cities Foundation and Connect4Climate announced the names of three outstanding project ideas that made it to the final stage of the Jakarta Urban Challenge. The contest aims to tackle Jakarta’s mobility problems with homegrown solutions by young innovators.
Find us at Festival de Cannes to discuss Film4Climate - how can the film industry take on climate change.
In April, Washington DC celebrated Earth Week with a series of festivities. Of course, Connect4Climate couldn’t miss it!
A member of the Connect4Climate team has benefited from competitions for young people to introduce innovative green ideas to urban challenges. He now wants to give others that chance with The Jakarta Urban Challenge.
Connect4Climate and see the highlights of Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day.
The call for climate action was undoubtedly loud at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day with round table discussion, special presentations, powerful speeches and incredible performances.
A trip through the Alcantara Magic Garden reveals responsible beauty.
School Children Visit the Alcantara Magic Garden - Connect4Climate Pavilion and Pledge to #TakeOn Climate Change
Today the sun is shining down on the Mall in Washington, D.C. and the forecast for the next few days is stellar. We’ve missed the storm predicted to ruin our parade!
Our colleagues from Building Energy, one of our partners for Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, arrived in Washington this week, ready to build the first-ever solar field on the National Mall, the power source of our Alcantara Magic Garden-Connect4Climate Pavilion.
On April 15 Connect4Climate is showing a special preview of “Chloe & Theo”, and hosting a dynamic discussion to emphasize the value of the entertainment industry, in particular the film industry, to address climate change solutions.
We are bringing together a unique, multi-disciplinary group of scholars and multi-sector leaders who are experts in communicating climate change to a broad audience.
Connect4Climate has partnered with the Earth Day Network to put together events throughout April—and beyond. Together we will reach a new audience and ensure that the links between climate change and poverty are well understood.
Sophia Walsh, co-founder of Five Boys Clothing, has roots in the Pacific. When Cyclone Pam arrived in the Pacific bringing destruction, devastation and new levels of anxiety to those that care, Sophia felt to sit by and do nothing was wrong so she decided to use her existing business as a mechanism for good.
The Case for Photovoltaic Power in the Developing World
Connect4Climate partners with the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG 30) to co-hosts first green film forum in Mexico
We at Connect4Climate are very excited to announce our new partnership with Orange Fiber, an innovative and cutting-edge textile company based in Italy that makes sustainable fabric from fruit
Receiving entries to the Africa Photo and Video Competition from every country in Africa, Connect4Climate team members have kept in touch with many of the contest participants and winners, including Mants’ase Children’s Home
Sahel and West Africa land actors meet at African Union for the 2nd SAWAP Conference under the BRICKS project to add another brick in the Great Green Wall
Organizers of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG-30) announced Italy as guest of honor in 2015 as well as the Film4Climate 2-day event.
There is plenty of evidence that shows cycling can boost fitness and health, help cut costs on gasoline and other expenses, and helps reduce pollution. All of this is true, but there is another reason cycling should be promoted— it can support the social and economic progress of less developed countries.
Students Yuxin Liu, Carmen Casado, Fiorella Rayme, Emile El Ghandour and Adriana Sedjeu share their thoughts on the "Youth for Climate Action - Role of Sport4Climate" Workshop held to launch Action/2015
We have a narrow window of opportunity to ensure buildings are well-designed, with quality construction and optimization for energy efficiency.
NASA and NOAA scientists confrm that the year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880. There is no doubt that we must connect to take on climate change.
To celebrate the launch of Action/2015 at the World Bank students we invited to a workshop to discuss strategies to take on climate change. Lucia Grenna explains how change comes from the ground up, and that many of the answers will come from the young. After all, it is their future.
Two young filmmakers from Cordoba, Argentina, won the Action4Climate competition with the short film “The Violin Player” that shows the need for climateaction. The Argentinian film director Pablo Trapero was a member of the jury that selected the animated short as the winner. It was also shown on the giant screens in New York City's Times Square.
It’s hard to believe that the world has been without Nelson Mandela for more than a year. We remember him for his leadership, his wisdom and his ability to bring people together. His legacy inspires me to help advance the global movement for climate action. - by Lucia Grenna
Sport is universal. So is climate change. That's why Connect4Climate has launch #Sport4Climate, a global communication initiative that showcases how sport is tackling one of Earth’s most formidable foes.