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Good for the Climate, Good for People: The Planting Project of Plant-for-the-Planet

Monday, June 3, 2019

The team is growing as fast as the trees grow: during the rainy season, Plant-for-the-Planet hires 80 new employees from the region to plant and care for trees on the plantation area in Mexico. This shows how valuable reforestation projects in countries of the South can be, not only to bind a lot of...

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A Great Honour for Great Commitment

Monday, April 15, 2019

In March, our Climate Justice Ambassador, Ariane Benedikter, received a very special honor. Italian President Sergio Mattarella awarded her the prize "Alfiere della Repubblica", which means "To the Honour of the State ". Since 2010, a maximum of 30 young people per year have...

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Ask Friends and Family to Gift Trees

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

It's easy to ask your friends and family for trees as a gift. Online On our Website the donors can enter their data and select the number of trees.   Via Facebook A fundraiser is also possible via Facebook. With the facebook.com/fund/plantfortheplanet you can comfortably...

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How to Be a Climate-Friendly Skier

Thursday, January 10, 2019

  As soon as the first snow falls from the sky, the feet of skiers and snowboarders are tingling: off to the slopes! But the reality behind the winter fun doesn't exactly look climate-friendly. Piste caterpillars, snow cannons and lifts consume a lot of energy and emit a lot of CO2....

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We'll be back on January 2nd

Friday, December 21, 2018

Dear supporters,   Thank you very much for your donations, your energy, your kind words, your important thoughts in 2018. The Climate Justice Ambassadors inspired people on average every day at an event. The forest workers on our plantation area on the Yucatán Peninsula planted the...

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How to Celebrate a Climate-Friendly Christmas

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Arrival to the Family If you have to make a longer way to be with your loved ones at Christmas, plant trees to compensate your CO2 emissions. Just calculate your emissions and plant 5 trees per ton of CO2.   Car:  139 grams per passenger kilometre Long-distance bus: ...

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Irina wins "Outstanding Young Personality of the Year" Award

Friday, November 9, 2018

On the evening of 7 November, the Climate Reality Awards for Spain were presented in Madrid to recognise the fight against the climate crisis by rewarding people, companies and institutions that have been active in this field. Our Ambassador Irina, head of the Plant-for-the-Planet Ambassadors Net...

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The Most Beautiful Pictures

Thursday, August 9, 2018

For your articles, we have collected the best photos of Plant-for-the-Planet. Please mention Plant-for-the-Planet as source. In some cases, there is a photographer metioned in the subtitle, please take him/her and Plant-for-the-Planet as source. You can download photos of ...Plant-for-the-Planet...

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Climate Crisis May Mean More Mexican Immigration to the US

Monday, July 23, 2018

Seven million Mexicans might be forced to emigrate to the U.S. over the next 70 years because of climate crisis' impacts on crop yields, research published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences say. The researchers based their projection on historical patterns of emig...

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Youth Summit 2018 in Italy

Friday, April 13, 2018

From March 3rd to 10th 2018 the fourth international Youth Summit took place in the Youth Hostel Casa Valdese in Vallecrosia/Italy. 75 Climate Justice Ambassadors from all over the world, aged between 16-27 years, prepared for the launch of the Trillion Tree Campaign on March 9th at the Grimaldi For...

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Program Coordinator Training during Youth Summit 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

During the days of the Youth Summit 2017 traditional Plant-for-the-Planet Program Coordinator Training took place. This year it was just one but very intensive day – workshop, which took place on 10 and repeated on 13 November 2017. Participants for both days were in total 30 Program Co...

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Rhetorical Training with Katja Schleicher

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Learning to talk properly? Well, one might expect that it’s just as easy as driving a bicycle because one does it daily. We as participants of the “The message, the audience and me” rhetorical workshop at the Youth Summit got disabused this day. One of the first tasks, to present o...

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Youth Summit 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Parallel to the 23rd Conference of the parties from the 6th to the 17th November 2017Climate Justice Ambassadors from 45 Nations met for the 3rd Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit at the Youth Hostel in Bonn. Our ambassadors took part in many programs and spread all over the city. The Conference o...

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Project Management Training at the Youth Summit 2017 in Bonn!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

The International Association of Project Managers (IAPM) once again offered a training at this year’s Youth Summit. This year 10 young professionals from BASF met 10 young adults from Plant-for-the-Planet coming from Mexico, Germany, Bhutan, Spain, Taiwan and Brazil to learn about the complexi...

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The Billion-Acts Hero Award

Monday, April 24, 2017

In April 2016 Plant-for-the-planet got added to Billion acts Campaign, which itself is a Peacejam initiative lead by 13 Nobel Prize Laureates, including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond tutu and other people who actively inspire everyday people and organizations to address important issues in thei...

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Let's celebrate our birthday!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Ten years ago, a nine-year-old boy planted a tree at his school. That was the beginning of a worldwide children's and youth's initiative. As of now, with the help of many adults, governments, and businesses, the children and youth have planted more than 14 billion trees a...

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The World Climate Agreement is going to become effective

Thursday, December 8, 2016

After the vote that took place early October in Strasbourg, the path is clear for the Paris Climate Agreement to become effective: A large majority of the 610 European delegates voted in favor of the agreement that had been negotiated one year ago in Paris, 39 delegates voted against it and 31 decid...

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10 program coordinators from 8 countries were trained

Thursday, December 8, 2016

After taking part in the Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit and in the subsequent project management training in Leitershofen near Augsburg, new youths and young adults continued to form the program coordinator at the Youth Hostel Possenhofen. As program coordinators, they plan and lead academies, su...

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59 teenager from 4 continents found Plant-for-the-Planet-Initiative e.V.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Augsburg. 59 young people from 20 countries founded the Plant-for-the-Planet-Initiative e.V. in Leitershofen near Augsburg on Wednesday, 2.11.2016. The aim of the association is to mobilize children around the world to plant 1,000 billion trees for climate justice. The history of the initiative bega...

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Deforestation Of The Amazon Up 29 Percent From Last Year, Study Finds

Thursday, December 8, 2016

November 30, 2016 3:26 PM ET by Camila Domonoske An annual study released by the Brazilian government estimates that the rate of deforestation in the Amazon has increased by 29 percent over last year. That's the second year in a row that deforestation in the Amazon quickened; last year, the...

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