- Press Release
WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014—Every year, 24 billion tons of fertile soils are lost to us from erosion while 12 million hectares of land are degraded through drought and the steady encroachment of desert. With every hectare of land we lose to drought or the desert, we also lose tons of potential grain which makes life even more of an ordeal for the 1.5 billion people worldwide who make their living off degraded land.
Connect4Climate and the University of Warsaw co-hosted Be the Movement, an international workshop addressing the means of expanding and strengthening the global climate change movement during the November 2013 United Nations-sponsored climate change talks (UNFCCC COP19) in the Polish capital. The workshop was an inspiring gathering of climate change activists, youth and concerned professionals.
Youth in 70 countries are calling for climate action with more than 230 documentaries. The response to the Action4Climate competition has been overwhelming.
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 – The global partnership program Connect4Climate has joined forces with Vimeo to promote the creative contents generated by Connect4Climate’s Action4Climate competition and spearhead the climate change conversation.
Would you like to see Harrison Ford cuddling an orangutan orphaned by deforestation? Meet a scientist who studies ocean warming on Christmas Island? Or understand how drought helped cause today’s heart-rending human disaster in Syria?
Twenty-three African experts, including academics and journalists, took time to review the UNESCO publication entitled “Reporting on Climate Change in Africa: A Practical Guide for Journalists”. The Connect4Climate Visualising A Warming World Africa maps designed by Laura Canali have been reproduced in the publication.
Connect4Climate and the University of Warsaw co-hosted an international workshop on how to get more young people engaged in global efforts to mitigate climate change and raise awareness about its increasing dangers. The daylong event, which drew prominent climate change activists and scientists as well as students, was held November 20 in Warsaw, where the latest United Nations-sponsored clima
Washington, December 5, 2013 – In a unique collaboration, Connect4Climate and the University of Warsaw recently co-hosted an international workshop for more than 540 participants on how to strengthen the global climate movement, a key objective of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2013 - Do you dream of a city that saves, rather than savages, the environment? What’s your vision of an ecologically balanced urban space? Connect4Climate wants your ideas.
MILAN, May 30, 2013 – A young woman comes home to find her boyfriend saving water…by bathing with another woman.