November 28 2015
Analysis and synthesis of the academic literature on climate change film narrative
November 28 2015
On December 3rd, COP21 opens its doors to the youth. The Young and Future’s Generation Day at the UNFCCC COP21 will host a number of youth-focused events throughout the day.
November 27 2015
As one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world, Mozambique’s presence at COP21 is critical to ensure its sustainable economic and social development.
November 23 2015
Just a few days ahead COP21, Connect4Climate and Ecoprod will host a working group meeting in Paris to craft workable precepts for the establishment of a universal set of green guidelines for sustainable film making.
November 12 2015
#Youth4Climate is a social media campaign organized by a flotilla of partners to inspire young people around the world to take action on climate change.
November 11 2015
A global strategy to fight climate change and preserve the Amazon.
November 04 2015
Rock in Rio, Connect4Climate's new partner, has a strong commitment towards social, environmental and economic issues in the three markets it operates - USA, Brazil and Portugal.
November 03 2015
Connect4Climate, Earth Day Network, Earth Day Italia, partners, and global citizens come together in Rome to March for the Earth, supporting Pope Francis’ climate message.
October 28 2015
Connect4Climate is very excited to announce our new partnership with Who’s Good: The Institute for Sustainable Development, an innovative, cutting-edge web platform to provide dynamic data on Environmental, Social, and Governmental (ESG) risks for companies.
October 27 2015
Connect4Climate joins a global convening to explore how bold new climate approaches and impactful solutions can help achieve a better world. Earth To Paris – Le Hub is a two-day summit to discuss climate action during the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris.
October 27 2015
Projects From Across the Globe to be Honoured at UN climate Conference in Paris
October 26 2015
Connect4Climate joins the Hospital Club Sustainability Week, 14-20th November
October 20 2015
Sustainia announce their 10 finalists, winners will be awarded on December 6 in Paris in parallel to COP21.
October 19 2015
Connect4Climate, the online platform Vimeo, and partners have joined forces to challenge citizens around the world to film Climate Action on one day, November 29.
October 16 2015
At the Chile Pavilion, EXPO Milan, industry leaders highlight role of universal exhibitions and business in advancing the SDGs and tackling climate change.
October 16 2015
EcoMobility World Festival in Johannesburg sends strong urban transport message to UN Climate Summit
October 12 2015
As the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund came to a close in Lima, Peru, we highlight some of the most impactful quotes pronounced by world leaders and shared on Twitter on a wide variety of global issues.
October 07 2015
MHA@GW produces a data visualization to illuminate the dichotomy between the countries most susceptible to climate change and the countries that emit the most CO2
October 06 2015
Join us 13 October at the Chile Pavilion to discuss how the EXPO can help tackle climate change.
September 30 2015
Join Connect4Climate, Earth Day Network and many partners for the People's March for Earth that will take place in Rome, November 8, in support of the Vicariate of Rome's “Day for the Custody of Creation” celebration.
September 27 2015
Meet the community leaders, businesses chiefs and, and innovators already making 100% RE a reality and reaping the benefits it entails. With the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda and a strong global climate agreement to be secured this year, we can accelerate this transition and secure a more just and healthy future for all.
September 23 2015
Connect4Climate is actively supporting climate and sustainability activities this week on the road to, and through, COP21
September 21 2015
Sixteen Action4Climate films took part in this year’s edition of INKAFEST Mountain Film Festival in Peru
September 18 2015
Connect4Climate supports Rovio, Earth Day Network and other partners to challenge Angry Birds players of the world to champion the environment and fight climate change in Champions for Earth, a weeklong tournament on Angry Birds Friends.
September 10 2015
Is fiction needed to tell the facts? A captivating dialogue between the two brothers set the scene for a series of events organized under the Film4Climate initiative on how to increase sustainability within the film industry, and more.
September 04 2015
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón and his brother, environmental scientist Alfredo Cuarón, tackle film and sustainability - kicking off a compelling series of climate events hosted by Connect4Climate and Green Cross Italy at the Venice International Film Festival.
September 02 2015
Join us at UNISERV, Chiang Mai University in Thailand for the "Communication/Culture and the Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges for a New Generation" Conference, 17-21 December 2015.
August 27 2015
CHLOE &THEO starring Dakota Johnson, Mira Sorvino and Theo Ikummaq hits select theaters Sept. 4.
July 31 2015
Squee Mobile App wins the Jakarta Urban Challenge organized by the New Cities Foundation and Connect4Climate
July 27 2015
Raumgeschichten aims to design an African Mud Hut in Ghana to shift perceptions towards sustainable architecture.
July 23 2015
The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste is a series of online panel discussions and interviews, from August till December 2015
July 21 2015
Connect4Climate’s intern conducts a water experiment.
July 16 2015
Wind energy is the rise. Our guest blogger explains.
July 13 2015
A guest blogger explains why wealthy nations must help poorer ones adapt to climate change.
July 07 2015
It's time to face the defining challenge of our generation.
June 29 2015
Solar Impulse’s Mission Extends Beyond the Flight
June 24 2015
The Media Watch on Climate Change (MWCC) is a continuously updated knowledge repository on climate change and related environmental issues. A visual dashboard provides interactive means to access this repository, analyze stakeholder perceptions, and track emerging trends in online coverage.
June 18 2015
Climate change represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day says the Pope's Encyclical
June 16 2015
Connect4Climate rallies against food waste and its effect on climate change in Spoleto, Italy.
June 14 2015
Luc Jacquet unveils his massive multi-tiered project to save the planet.
June 12 2015
COP 21, in December 2015, will be a unique opportunity to bring climate change to the main stage. Driven by EcoAct, one of the global leaders in climate change economy, Cap COP21 is an open and proactive initiative for the climate.
June 11 2015
Learn about Oscar-winning French director Luc Jacquet's new education initiative and his film, "Ice & the Sky."
June 08 2015
What if instead of a regular day at the office you could be outdoors, enjoying Spring?
June 04 2015
Announcing Connect4Climate's partership with Atkins.
June 04 2015
Our new partner, Atkins, explains how their initiative Future Proofing Cities is taking a leading role in sustainable urbanization.
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.
May 27 2015
Read about three outstanding ideas to tackle mobility in Jakarta.
May 26 2015
A new genre, born from novels and movies about climate change, has surfaced. "Cli-fi," short for "climate-change fiction,” are novels and movies set in the present or the near future that put the true story of climate change in fictional settings and scenarios. It's a helpful development in the climate change communications business--and it's here to stay.
May 20 2015
Connect4Climate's Film4Climate initiative receives great support with engaging examples of greening the silver screen
May 15 2015
Find us in Cannes to discuss Film4Climate - how can the film industry take on climate change.
May 15 2015
Javier Zanetti’s football match for kids was joined by Sport4Climate
May 13 2015
In April, Washington DC celebrated Earth Week with a series of festivities. Of course, Connect4Climate couldn’t miss it!
May 04 2015
Daniel Chávez Ortiz is known as The Ecological Boy in his hometown Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, in Mexico. Why? Daniel, 11, has been developing environmental campaigns to tackle climate change.
April 30 2015
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.
April 28 2015
As part of Climate Education Week school children visited NASA and Alacantara Magic Garden - Connect4Climate pavilions by the Washington Monument.
April 24 2015
Go behind the Scenes with Connect4Climate and see the highlights of Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day
April 22 2015
On Earth Day, Pope Francis has a special message.
April 18 2015
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.
April 18 2015
Livestream of the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day event, April 18.
April 17 2015
A trip through the Alcantara Magic Garden reveals responsible beauty.
April 17 2015
School Children Visit the Alcantara Magic Garden - Connect4Climate Pavilion and Pledge to #TakeOn Climate Change
April 17 2015
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!
April 16 2015
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.
April 13 2015
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.
April 13 2015
Connect4Climate and Earth Day Network's webinar, "Let's Talk Climate," offers new ideas for our distinguished guest bloggers.
April 11 2015
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.
April 07 2015
Connect4Climate and Earth Day Network to Host eDiscussion Let’s Talk Climate: Innovative Solutions to Communicating Climate Change on Wednesday, April 8 from 11AM-12:15 EDT.
March 31 2015
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.
March 27 2015
The Case for Photovoltaic Power in the Developing World
March 11 2015
Since 1997 ClimateCare has specialised in projects that tackle climate change and deliver sustainable development outcomes. CEO Edward Hanrahan shares his thoughts about what makes a successful climate and development programme.
March 03 2015
Connect4Climate partners with the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG 30) to co-hosts first green film forum in Mexico
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
February 24 2015
Support for cycling as a climate solution is growing around the world. Join in and make cycling a crucial part of COP21, the climate summit in Paris.
February 19 2015
Receiving entries 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 in Lesotho
February 19 2015
The Climate Institute recently published the report “Sport & Climate Impacts: How much heat can sport handle?”
February 18 2015
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
February 11 2015
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.
February 05 2015
Evidence shows that cycling can boost fitness and health, cut costs of gasoline and other expenses, and help reduce pollution. All true, but there is another reason cycling should be promoted— it can support the social and economic progress of less developed countries.
January 29 2015
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
January 27 2015
We have a narrow window of opportunity to ensure buildings are well-designed, with quality construction and optimization for energy efficiency.
January 21 2015
Nick Rojas emphasizes that youth care more than you think when it comes to climate change and how big data can help take on the challenge.
January 16 2015
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.
January 15 2015
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.
December 23 2014
Connect4Climate looks back on 15 highlights in 2014 celebrating climate action with a view of advancing the climate movement in 2015
December 16 2014
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.
December 15 2014
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.
December 15 2014
Dos jóvenes cordobeses ganaron el concurso Action4climate, organizado por el Banco Mundial, con el corto “El Violinista” que muestra algunos de los efectos del cambio climático. El director de cine argentino Pablo Trapero – miembro del jurado - elogió la animación que también se proyectó en las pantallas de Times Square, en la ciudad de Nueva York.
December 12 2014
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.
December 10 2014
Millions forced from their homes due to the impacts of climate change have no recognition or protection
December 05 2014
As the world discusses climate change at the UNFCCC COP20 in Lima we remember Nelson Mandela for his leadership: "Let Us Stand Together to Make Our World a Sustainable Source for Our Future."
December 04 2014
Action4Climate films on climate change are featured for a a week across sub-Saharan Africa on AfriDocs
December 02 2014
Connect4Climate is traveling to Lima to bring youth climate stories to COP20 to remind decision makers that they need to be ambitious and act quickly .
November 25 2014
Sustainable grocer Danielle Vogel on why she works towards climate change progress by supporting good food and small businesses.
November 24 2014
New "Turn Down the Heat" report explores the risks worsening climate change poses to lives and livelihoods across three regions and highlights that 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 by putting a robust price on carbon, phase out harmful subsidies, accelerate renewable energy and energy efficiency, implement climate-smart agriculture and build low-carbon resilient cities.
November 17 2014
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.
November 13 2014
The Great Green Wall Initiative for the Sahara and Sahel (GGWSSI) – Africa’s flagship initiative in fighting poverty, climate change and natural resource degradation – has launched a dedicated online knowledge platform.
November 08 2014
Youth films and actionable solutions to climate change were celebrated at the Sustainia Awards Ceremony.
October 30 2014
The Action4Climate jury has reached its final decision. Watch the winning films and learn more about the entries.
October 28 2014
Ensuring that the business case for sustainability is on the agenda in the lead up to COP21 in Paris 2015
October 09 2014
On October 15th, get your popcorn and join Action4Climate filmmakers at the Chicago International Film Festival, where six of the Action4Climate films will be shown.