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2nd Academy in Madrid, sponsored by Symantec

Monday, December 7, 2015

On the 30th of November 41 children of Laude Fontenebro de Moralzarzal primary school were eagerly waiting infront of a conference room of the Melià Castilla Hotel. No-one wanted to miss the start of the Academy! The academy was made possible thanks to the commitment of Symantec. The event...

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The Story of the First Oregon Academy:

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tuesday, the 28th of July, 2015, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim students at the Interfaith Camp Abraham’s Tent participated in the first Academy in Oregon. Supported by nine religious organizations, particularly the P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation, the Academy was led by Michael Fost...

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400 new Climate Justice Ambassadors in Ghana

Friday, November 13, 2015

From the 19th of September to the 3rd of October 2015, five Plant-for-the-Planet Academies took place in Ghana. During this five Academies, 400 children from 50 schools in Ghana became Climate Justice Ambassadors and planted nearly 300 (297) trees overall. There was one Academy in Sevegalu, No...

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Climate Justice Ambassadors are suing the US

Monday, November 9, 2015

More than twenty Climate Justice Ambassadors across the United States of America are suing states and the Federal Government to achieve that they protect natural resources, reduce carbon emissions and push action on the climate crisis. They invoke to the public trust doctrine, which means that the g...

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130 New Climate Justice Ambassadors Empowered in Nigeria

Monday, October 5, 2015

130 New Climate Justice Ambassadors Empowered in Nigeria More than 130 pupils and students from primary and secondary schools participated in the Plant-for-the-Planet events. Children of ages 9-15 were informed about the causes, effects and possible solutions to global climate crisis. Additionall...

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6th Academy in Poland

Saturday, September 26, 2015

The Academy took place on a sunny Saturday, September 26th. The Academy was organized at the primary school – Zespół Szkół w Brzozówce. Altogether 75 children from Zespół Szkół w Brzozówce and of Zott team from different Torun schools attended the A...

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Felix, Sudeep and Yugratna took Plant-for-the-Planet to Andhra Pradesh and Kerala

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Plant-for-the-Planet climate justice Ambassadors and board members - Yugratna, Sudeep and Felix - took Plant-for-the-Planet to the south part of India and organised two academies in two different states. Along with the Academies, they also had opportunity to witness some effective ecological project...

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Map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon When you hear deforestation, you might think Brazil. It’s a fair association: Over the past four decades, upwards of 20 percent of the Amazon rainforest has been cut down. But Brazil also boasts a relati...

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Humankind has Destroyed Half of all Forests

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    A new Yale-led study has found that 9.5 billion trees are lost each year due to deforestation. This is despite the substantial afforestation efforts of the Billion Tree Campaign, which has planted 14.2 billion trees over the past eight years. The study, which was initiated by...

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Conference in the University del Sur in Cancún

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

On 12th august 2015 in Cancún Quintanaroo México, the ambassadors Paulina and César realized a serie of conferences about Plant-for-the-Planet in the prestigious University del Sur in Cancún Quintanaroo, one of the universities with most presence in the country and wi...

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VICTORY in Climate Change Lawsuit

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Judge orders Washington Environmental Agency to Cconsider youth-proposed carbon dioxide reductions Seattle, Washington June 24, 2015 – On Tuesday, King County Superior Court Judge Hollis Hill issued a landmark decision in Zoe & Stella Foster v. Washington Department of Ecology, the...

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Successful in Switzerland: Julia, Franziska und Niklas

Thursday, June 11, 2015

On the 11th June in 2015 our ambassadors for climate justice Julia, Franziska and Niklas visited a branch office of the Dutch chemicals group DSM in Basel, Switzerland. In the various branch offices of the company, everywhere all over the world, took place a so-called "ONE DSM Day", in whi...

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Bye, bye, Oil, Coal and Gas

Monday, June 8, 2015

From now on our audience no longer has to follow any utopia of children and youth but has to fulfill the goal of the most powerful industrial countries.   In all our presentations, speech, talks we now have to start with the Promise of Elmau. We have to quote the goal of the heads of go...

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Handing over the Manifesto of the Youth

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Immediately after the Youth Summit 2015 came to an end, the  four participants Lena, Rebecca and Tamino from Germany and David from Kenya, travelled to Berlin to hand over the freshly finished Manifesto to as many ambassadors of as many countries as possible right the next day (with the support...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit 2015 – Press Release and Material

Monday, June 1, 2015

Link to more videos on YouTube or Vimeo or photos on Flickr and a 360° panorama at 360cities.net Jugendlichen aus 23 Ländern fordern vom G7-Gipfel Unterstützung für weltgrößtes Aufforstungsprogramm. Ihre Wünsche schreiben sie auf Ballons über dem S...

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Paulina from Mexico is the new Youth Global President

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The youth of Plant-for-the-Planet have made their choice and we are happy to present the 14 members of the newly elected Youth Global Board 2015/16. The members represent the 8 world regions Die Mitglieder vertreten die 8 Weltregionen China, Europe, India, Latin America and the Caribb...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015

The international Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit at the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing has started on 20th May with 88 participants from 23 different countries. The Youth Summit kicked off with a Press Conference at the „Presse Club München“. The statements to the press we...

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Youth Summit 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

See here the Welcome Message of Achim Steiner for the Youth Summit 2015 today!!  

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Lucknow girl heads for Germany event

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Yugratna was the youngest ever to address the United Nations General Assembly at the climate change in New York in 2009, when she was 13-year-old. Speaking to TOI, Yugratna said, "We will be framing a statement for G7 Summit, on behalf of young generation which focuses on maintaining the two...

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Planet 21 by Sofitel Krabi, an inspiring initiative for sustainable development

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The renowned hotel group has made 21 commitments to change production and consumption patterns with the goal of protecting our planet, its people and their environment. One such initiative is “Plant for the Planet” which shows Accor’s commitment to sustainable development. Guests...

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