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Bildung & Klima

Ein zentrales Thema unserer Bildungsarbeit sind die Folgen unseres Lebensstils auf das globale Klima. Dabei behandeln wir Probleme und Perspektiven weltweiter Entwicklung ebenso wie die Chancen und Möglichkeiten unseres Handelns.     

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Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Flight
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Poster 3 of 3: If you're still wondering what your flight to Dubai has to do with natural disasters... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. FLYING GENERATES MORE CLIMATE RELEVANT EMISSIONS THAN ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY 2. THOSE GREENHOUSE GASES INCREASE GLOBAL TEMPERATURES, 3. CAUSING FURTHER EVAPORATION OF THE OCEANS AND 4. TRIGGERING EXTREME RAINFALL IN REGIONS ALREADY SATURATED WITH PRECIPITATION, 5. WHERE SOME OF THE WORST FLOODS EVER RECORDED HAVE KILLED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF LIFES! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - SUV
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Poster 2 of 3: If you're still wondering what your SUV has to do with social injustice... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. THE BIGGER YOUR CAR, 2. THE MORE EMISSIONS IT RELEASES, WHICH 3. DRY OUT AGRICULTURAL REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD, 4. MAKING IT HARDER FOR SMALL FARMERS TO MAKE A LIVING 5. AND FORCING THEM TO MIGRATE TO CITIES, INCREASING THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Steak
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Poster 1 of 3: If you're still wondering what your T-bone steak has to do with desertification... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. YOUR LOW PRICED STEAK IS PRODUCED BY 2. CATTLE FED CHEAP CORN AND SOY, 3. GROWN IN FIELDS WHERE RAINFORESTS WERE SLASHED AND BURNT, 4. MEANING THEY ARE NOT LONGER ABLE TO GENERATE RAINFALL IN DRIER REGIONS, 5. WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURES ACCELERATE DRASTIC DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Climate Change is not a Game
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Poster: Climate change is not a game

Second prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Global fairness means that all carry responsibilities. The consequences of our lifestyles impact the poor and powerless the most. Limiting global warming to less than a 2°C increase through drastic emission cuts in the developed world and greater climate protection in developing countries is necessary for our climate and our survival! >> mehr
Picture: Poster One World - One Climate
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Poster: One World, One Climate!

Third prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Pablo Bicheroux ranked third prize in Germanwatch poster contest "Climate Justice" with his contribution "One world, one climate!“ >> mehr
Posterserie: High Five For Our Climate! (Englisch)
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Posterserie: High Five For Our Climate! (Englisch)

Über 100 Teilnehmer hatten kreative Motive zu den folgenden Klimaschutz-Strategien eingereicht: Emissionshandel, Kohle-Moratorium, Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Internationaler Fonds für den Waldschutz und Top-Runner-Ansatz. >> mehr
Deckblatt: Flyer Climate Expedition
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Climate Expedition: Live Satellite Pictures at your School

The Germanwatch Climate Expedition is targeting students from the age of ten years on all over Germany. More and more teachers, trainers, social groups and religious groups are asking for presentations for internal or external climate education events. >> mehr
Cover Glacial Lake Outburst
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Glacial lake outburst floods in Nepal and Switzerland

New threats due to climate change

The spectacular worldwide receding of mountain glaciers is one of the most reliable evidences of the changing global climate since mid 19th century. Mountain glaciers therefore, are seen as key indicators for climate changes and act as a sort of "global thermometer" (Haeberli et al. 1998b, IPCC 2001, OcCC 2002). And although the global temperature rise of about 0.6°C in the last hundred years might seem negligible at first sight its impacts are tremendous. Alone the Alp glaciers have lost around one third of their surface area and half of their volume by the 1970s. Likewise, since the 1980s 10-20% of the estimated 130 km3 of ice reserves have been lost (Maisch/ Haeberli 2003). >> mehr
Cover: Sea-level Rise in Bangladesh
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Sea-level rise in Bangladesh and the Netherlands

One phenomenon, many consequences

Hot summers, floods, and winters without snow – during the last decade extreme weather events have given rise to worldwide concerns. One can hardly fail to notice that these extreme events indicate potential impacts of climate change in the future. Other consequences, however, which are at least as serious, emerge only gradually. One example are rising sea levels which threaten huge areas and coastal settlements and have serious effects particularly on people in developing countries. >> mehr
Cover: Climate Change challenges Tuvalu
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Climate change challenges Tuvalu

"We don’t want to leave this place. We don’t want to leave, it’s our land, our God given land, it is our culture, we can’t leave. People won’t leave until the very last minute.” With these dramatic words, Paani Laupepa, the former assistant secretary at Tuvalu's Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, expressed the feelings of many Tuvaluans when it comes to the worst-case scenario of climate change and its effects on small island nations. >> mehr

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Kurzfilm: Die Rechnung

In dem Kurzfilm von Peter Wedel steht der CO2-intensive Lebensstil eines Großstädters im Gegensatz zu den vom Klimawandel am stärksten betroffenen Menschen in Entwicklungsländern.

Video: Klimagericht - Germanwatch und Brot für die Welt

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