June 18, 2018
Are you 18-30 and taking part in activities to fight climate change? Send a 3-minute video for a chance to be a youth reporter at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland in December. The deadline is on August 31, 2018.
If you are the winner, you will have access to round-trip travel to the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland, in December 2018. You will be assigned as a youth reporter, assisting the UN Climate Change team with videos, articles, and social media posts.
Before participate, please take a look at the following requirements:
Video up to 3 minutes long
Aged between 18 and 30
Spoken or subtitled English
Enter from any country
Submit by August 31, 2018
One winner in each of the two categories
Category One: Responsible production & consumption
How we make and use the products and goods we use in everyday life plays an important role in tackling climate change. Taking raw materials from the ground, manufacturing products and then throwing away our used products and waste materials can all add to greenhouse gas emissions. But there are low-carbon ways to design, produce, supply and recycle products.We can live more climate friendly lifestyles if we manage our natural resources sustainably, and be more energy and resource efficient during the entire life-cycle of the goods we consume.
Submit videos that showcase your activities that contribute to responsible production and consumption. Examples of submissions:
Carrying out climate friendly solutions/ideas on how to promote sustainable production or consumption
Campaigns to promote behavioural change
Initiatives to reduce emissions during the lifecycle of goods, in areas such as:
reusing goods and materials
locally focused economy
Category Two: Green and climate friendly jobs
New job opportunities are opening up in a range of environmentally-friendly sectors such as renewable energy, sustainable design, recycling, energy efficiency, electric vehicles or sustainable agriculture. Green jobs can improve energy efficiency, limit greenhouse gas emissions, and help people adapt to the effects of climate change.New business ideas, green industrialization, and education can all add to the creation of safe and meaningful work in a low-carbon economy.
Submit videos that showcase your activities that contribute to creation of climate friendly jobs. Examples of submissions:
Work or new businesses that improve the economy and addresses climate change
Green jobs and careers related to:
Construction and infrastructure
Technical and job-based training for green jobs
Educational campaigns promoting sustainable employment
Research to develop a low-carbon economy