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01 June 2012
Picture: 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!“

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: 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!

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Steak
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!

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - SUV
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!

News
02 April 2012
Foto: Gruppenbild GCM-Seminar 2011
at the University of Applied Sciences in Eberswalde in co-operation with Germanwatch

Deadline for application 1st May 2012

News
22 March 2012
Posterwettbewerb Klimagerechtigkeit

The Results

Publication
22 August 2011
Cover Take Action
A Toolkit of Ideas and Tips for Street Actions

Flashmob, hidden theatre, public installation – creative actions get more attention, are more interactive and offer a fresh way of communicating sometimes rather tedious political issues.

Publication
01 August 2006
Deckblatt: Flyer Climate Expedition

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.

Publication
01 November 2004
Cover Glacial Lake Outburst
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).

Publication
01 November 2004
Cover: Sea-level Rise in Bangladesh
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.

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