Our New Partner: Orange Fiber
February 27 2015
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
Connect4Climate is connecting to take on climate change.
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.
In Lima, Connect4Climate supported several high-level sessions at COP 20. With a range of key decisions agreed and action-agendas launched, including on how to better scale up and finance adaptation, alongside actions on forests and education the world looks ahead.
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
Globally, warming of close to 1.5°C above pre-industrial times is already locked into Earth’s atmospheric system by past and predicted greenhouse gas emissions. We can act now to deal with the impacts, which will particularly affect the poor, and transition to a low carbon future.
Sport matters to us. Most of the world passionately follows sport, whether it’s football, baseball, cycling, tennis, or the athletes competing at the Olympics. Climate change also matters to us.
Action4Climate youth films and actionable solutions to climate change were celebrated at the Sustainia Awards Ceremony.
A 15 second video emphasizing the World Bank Group's call to #TakeOn climate change to end poverty is being shown at airports around the US.
On September 21st, from Manhattan to Melbourne, more than half a million people took to the streets to demand that world leaders make ambitious commitments to address the climate crisis. See some of the highlights
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.
During the 2013 UN climate talks, Connect4Climate and the University of Warsaw co-hosted Be the Movement, a workshop to develop strategies for expanding and strengthening the global climate change movement. Knowledge4Climate Action reports the proceedings and recommendations developed by climate change activists, youth and concerned professionals.