Sculpt the Future Foundation beneficiary, Surfrider Europe, launches a hard-hitting campaign for the 20th Anniversary of its Ocean Initiatives Programme:
Amongst others, the video features David Harewood, Emilia Fox, Meera Syal and Stephen Fry in a short film for the Climate Coalition’s new campaign ‘Show the Love’ – show the planet some love and turn Valentine’s Day green.
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StFF beneficiary – Living on One – produced an inspirational film: Living on One Dollar, which launched on Netflix on 1 January 2015 in the US and Canada.
In 2010/11 Waste Ventures was awarded first prize in StFF/MYOO’s Beat Waste Challenge and reports on 2014’s work:
Parrys Raines is a MYOOZE, team member of the Plastiki Expedition and supporter of StFF – and she’s still only 19 years of age.
Parrys’s CV includes:Environmental Law Student Environmental Educator and Adventurer 3 times Australian Representative to UNEP Sustainability Leader Climate Reality Leader Ambassador for Aim for the Stars Foundation
WWF Youth Ambassador and Earth Hour Ambassador
Team member of the Plastiki Expedition
Partner & Aust. Rep. International Youth Accord on Biodiversity Enviroweek Ambassador
StFF beneficiary – The Lonely Himalayas team – reports on progress so far.
A small grant was made to help enable Ryan Stock and his team film a documentary to explore climate change, industrial farming and urban migration on remote Himalayan landscapes.
Click here for the update.
ClimateScience.com reports that leading scientific journal Nature says the global warming target of 2oC is “tenuous” and calls for it to be “ditched” in a major comment article published in the 2 October 2014 edition of the influential publication.
As work begins to draft an agreement ahead of the next year’s United Nations climate summit in Paris next year, the authors conclude that the 2°C goal should be abandoned and replaced with a new set of achievable targets.
Read ClimateScience.com feature here.
The Online version of the weekly magazine, The New Yorker, provides current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925.
Its latest issue carries a feature on StFF beneficiary, Rachel Sussman and her ‘Oldest Living Things in the World’ project and contains the shocking news that:
Of the thirty ancient living things that Sussman has photographed, two have since died.
The article is headed ‘Survivors’ and is written by Raffi Khatchadourian. Read the article here.
The People’s Climate March is being organized by an ever-growing coalition that comprises more than 1,000 organizations demanding world leaders take action to combat climate change. Because this is a “movement of movements” moment, the People’s Climate March is being organized in a participatory, open-source model.
The March – 11:30 am, Sunday 21 September
Assembly Location: Central Park West, between 65th and 86th Streets.
- Enter on 65th, 72nd, 77th, 81st, or 86th Street.
- The march will begin at 11:30 am.
- March down Central Park West and go east on 59th Street
- Turn onto 6th Ave. and go south to 42nd Street
- Turn right onto 42nd Street and go west to 11th Ave
- Turn left on 11th Ave. and go south to 34th Street
End Location: 11th Ave. in the streets between 34th Street and 38thStreet
The partners want to make sure the People’s Climate March tells the story of today’s climate movement in all its parts – so is trying something new, and arranging the contingents of the march in a way that helps thread its many messages together.
If YOU’RE simply looking to march through the streets of New York with more people than have ever come together before to demand action on climate change, head to 86th St and Central Park West.
StFF Supporter, Mr Achim Steiner, comments on the recently released UN Report on the scientific assessment of the ozone layer 2014.
The report, produced by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), indicates that the ozone layer is repairing, but Achim Steiner warns that:
“The challenges that we face are still huge,” UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said in a news release. The success of the Montreal Protocol should encourage further action not only on the protection and recovery of the ozone layer but also on climate.”
Read the article in Nature World News here.