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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.
MILAN, April 15, 2013 – The World Bank is an international development organization dedicated to reducing poverty. Alcantara is an Italian company that produces a unique material used in high-end cars, interiors, fashion, and hi-tech. At first glance, unlikely partners. What unites them? A shared commitment to sustainability and tackling climate change.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 – On the ground floor of the World Bank, an institution of development experts devoted to ending extreme poverty, the fight against climate change today took a creative turn: a music video from Trinidad won first place in the global Voices4Climate awards.
Washington, June 28, 2012 – So, what does climate change mean to you? This is the question Connect4Climate (C4C) and MTV will be asking young people from around the world at the launch of "Voices4Climate", a new global photo, video, and music video competition focused on amplifying the voices of youth on the issue of climate change.
Washington, DC / Pretoria, September 15, 2011 - The World Bank, in collaboration with more than 30 global partners, is launching the Connect4Climate initiative -- a campaign, a competition, and a community that cares about climate change. The campaign kicks off today with a photo/video competition for African youth, aged 13 to 30, which is designed to raise awareness about climate change.