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Power Kick for Africa

Hi guys,

a friend of mine who is working for the World Future Council (WFC) enables a village in Ghana to follow the Football World Cup by installing solar pannels on a roof.

Here is what he published on the WFC site:

In order to point out the potential of renewable energy and to show the necessity of stronger political support for their uptake, the World

Future Council organizes a public viewing of the 2010 Football… Continue

Added by Caren Herbstritt on June 22, 2010 at 9:22am — No Comments

Model Copenhagen

Hello everyone,

on Thursday I spent a day in the holy halls of the Potsdam Insititue for Climate Impact Reseach, modelling Copenhagen! A one day role play,

each participant representing a country in the international UNFCCC negociations.

A very interesting setting, depicting realistically the challenges in negociations processes, especially in this very complex building of the framework convention!

Definitly helpful if you are interested in… Continue

Added by Caren Herbstritt on November 21, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The girl who silenced the world for five minutes

Dear Friends,

I just returned from an intensive week-end at the european LIFE academy where we learned a lot about european politics.

Upon my return, I was shown the video of the girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes, a 13 year old holding an awe-inspiring speach before the United Nations, challenging the politicians to listen, for future generations sake. Calling on the politicians, negociaters, businessmen who are in fact mothers and fathers, not to destroy the world… Continue

Added by Caren Herbstritt on October 25, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

@ NAJU Headquaters in Berlin

Hello everyone,

I started my work @ NAJU headquaters in Berlin for International affairs! Great stuff!!!!

Real nice place to be and a good working spirit!

If any of you guys want to know more about what I do there, or even get involved in organising an environmentalist-exchange program with other environmentalists, feel free to contact me. I'm happy to help jiggling the environmentalists around to globe together to get fresh new ideas to protect our precious… Continue

Added by Caren Herbstritt on September 10, 2009 at 1:04pm — No Comments



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