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PlantAhead - A Trillion Trees to Fight the Climate Crisis

Friday, November 17, 2017

The climate crisis is threatening our and our children‘s future. It‘s setting in motion a dramatic domino effect with catastrophic environmental, social and economic consequences, such as drought, flooding, hunger, poverty, war and refugee crises. We are running out of time. But the...

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31 Climate Justice Ambassadors in Tigard

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sunday, the 22th of October, 2017, 31 students from Oregon participated in the first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Tigard, Oregon! It took place at the Muslim Educational Trust (MET) in Tigard and was hosted and supported by MET. For this we especially thank Rania Ayoub, MET Director of Public Rel...

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1st Academy sponsored by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. takes place in Taipei

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The event took place early Saturday morning at Gigabyte’s headquarters located in New Taipei City. It was a very rainy day, but nonetheless, all the children showed up on time. Altogether, 38 children from 15 schools attended the Academy. The Academy was made possible thanks to the commitm...

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Where We Plant Your Trees

Monday, November 6, 2017

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The sweetest invitation to save the climate at COP23

Sunday, November 5, 2017

The youth of Plant-for-the-Planet are giving special chocolate bars to delegates at UN’s Climate Conference COP23. Inside the wrapper of the Change Chocolate, the children and youth explain how the average temperature rise can still be limited to 2°C. They suggest to plant a trillion trees...

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End Coal & Start a Clean Energy Future

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Trees alone won't stop the climate crisis. But they can give us more time to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions to zero. That's why Climate Justice Ambassadors joined the protest in Bonn to shut down coal power plants. If you'd like to learn more about what we would do to save our fu...

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Climate Justice Ambassadors at COP23 in Bonn

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Delegates from all over the world meet in Bonn to negotiate on future climate actions. That’s our Program for the Climate Conference – be part of it! Friday, Nov 3 At the COY, the Conference of Youth, we'll give insights into a save and clean energy future fueled by the sun....

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Welcome to California!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Saturday, the 7th of October, 2017, 22 students from California and Oregon participated in the kick-off of Plant-for-the-Planet in California! It took place at Washington Elementary School in Sacramento, California, and was hosted by 350 Sacramento, thanks especially to Laurie Litman who acted as th...

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A pomegranate tree for Sebastopol

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sunday, the 8th of October, 2017, 5 students from California participated in the kick-off of Plant-for-the-Planet in the Bay Area! It was originally planned for and hosted by the Hessel Guild but at the last minute we were invited to hold it at the Rahus Institute, where we could learn more about th...

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Well-attended Plant-for-the-Planet Academy with 44 children in Gdansk

Friday, October 13, 2017

The academy took place on 25th of September 2017 in Gdańsk, Poland. It was attended by 44 kids from two different classes of the school number 39. Emilia Mekok the main moderator, large representation from sponsoring company – Staples, and Kasia Kozak a program coordinator supported the academ...

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Earth Care Award for Plant-for-the-Planet

Monday, September 25, 2017

Climate Justice Ambassador Sagar received the  Earth Care International Award on behalf of Plant-for-the-Planet and all its Climate Justice Ambassadors. He visited the Sierra Club Toiyabe. Representing Nevada, Lake Tahoe and the Range of Light, the Toiyabe Chapter works to ensure clean air...

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Summer Academy in Shingiro, Rwanda

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Academy took place on 6th of May 2017 in Shingiro, Rwanda, it was attended by 80 children from four schools. The Academy was covered by Energy FM radio.  Energy FM is a local radio station based in Musanze. Although it’s a new radio station, Energy radio is one of the popular radio...

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One more successful Academy took place in Rwanda

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Academy took place on 17th June 2017 at Groupe Scolaire François d’Assise Tero, Musanze Sector, Musanze District, Northern Province of Rwanda.  Tero is in the outskirts of National Volcanoes Park, the home of mountain gorillas.  The members of the moderating team were P...

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Academy at the Tryon Creek State Park

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Students, parents, and volunteers arrived at Tryon Creek State Park and were met by Emily and Isaac who escorted them through the forest of the state park until they got to Tryon Life Community Farm, a lovely place, protecting from the rain, but still outside in the nature. They were greeted by the...

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Well-attended Plant-for-the-Planet Academy with 50 children in Dagoretti, Nairobi, Kenya

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The second academy in Kenya took place on 23rd July 2017 with 50 children from five different schools. Most of these kids are from informal settlements of Nairobi, Dagoretti. They also believe that in fighting climate change, social status is not a barrier. The Academy began with some welcomi...

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The second Academy in Ostrava represent one of two successful days!

Monday, July 3, 2017

The second academy in Ostrava took place April 11th 2017. Approx. 80 children from 4 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children aged from 11 to 15. The academy took place in Dolní Vítkovice, which is now...

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This year’s first Academy in Ostrava in Dolní Vítkovice

Monday, July 3, 2017

The second academy in Ostrava took place April 10th 2017. Approx. 60 children from 3 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children aged from 10 to 14. The academy took place in Dolní Vítkovice, which is now...

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A Life as a Climate Justice Ambassador

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

What is it like to be a Climate Justice Ambassador? Is it fun to give speeches? Aren't the children who do so very nervous? Miku from Japan, 12 years old, tells more about being a Climate Justice Ambassador in this video. Furthermore, Miku gave an interview for UN Youth Flash Newsletter in June....

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Hero Award for Plant-for-the-Planet: Best Youth Act 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Thanks to all people who voted for us and the Peace Jam jury, Plant-for-the-Planet received the Hero Award in the category Best Youth Act (as Co-Winner together with Aerobotics 7). The campaign led by 14 Nobel Peace Prize Winners including The Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu motivates every day people a...

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13 Academies took place in Ghana in Februar and March 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Between the months of February and March 2017, 13 Academies took place in Ghana! The first Academy started on 1st February 2017 and the last Academy took place on 31st March 2017. From Plant-for-the-Planet Team in Tutzing we would like to sincerely thank Mohammed Rabiu - our Program Coordinator in G...

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