Are you ready to Connect4Climate?

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Sabina Zaccaro

In the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 17) in Durban, South Africa last December, the World Bank Connect4Climate social media campaign launched a photo and video contest on climate change.

People from the ages of 13 to 35 were asked to share their personal climate change stories focused on Africa around six key themes: Agriculture, Energy, Forests, Gender, Health, Water. Through photos and videos of 60 seconds or less, young people entering the Connect4Climate competition were able to tell and give vibrant evidence of how climate change is affecting their lives and communities.

Winners were announced at COP17 in Durban and awarded at the WB offices in Africa and in Washington. Check out the Connect4Climate website to see all the selected pictures and videos, and learn more about the people who captured them!


  • stevor

    Anybody here heard of Cloud Seeding? How LONG have we been doing it (decades)? Anybody ever conclude that cloud seeding CAUSES climate change? Anybody figure that if it didn’t work, they would have stopped doing it LONG ago?

    Well, when people PURPOSEFULLY change the climate, don’t blame ME or the CO2 that I create! It’s all a SHAM that CERTAIN FOLKS (such as Al Gore) make MILLIONS on.

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