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Meeting Inspiring People in COP21 – Pt. 2

Hi! I am Pavlos Georgiadis from Greece. I am an ethnobotanist, activist and start-up entrepreneur. I worked as a researched in 11 countries in Europe, Asia and America before returning to Greece in 2012, where I focus on agrifood innovation, participatory rural development and environmental politics. What do you do for a living?  I have created Calypso, one…

Change Begins with Choice

Yes, this time I didn’t let the opportunity slip away. Fearing the pain of remorse, I forced myself to grab the intervention-given the chance when Adrian told us, that the Climate Action Network needed a female representative to deliver the speech. I was overwhelmed by the fear that my English was not good enough; paralyzed…

Dialogue with Mr. Al Gore

“As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.” -Al Gore Albert…

13 Days More To Go For COP21

  What is COP ? Have you heard about it ? COP (you can pronounce it by letters C.O.P. or ‘cop’), stands for Conference of Parties. It is a huge important meeting where world leaders come together to discuss and negotiate on ways to reduce our global temperature by 2’C. COP is organized by UNFCCC,…

#PowerShiftMsia is ready, are you?

We are coming closer and closer to #PowerShiftMsia 2015, which is set to take place  – from the 11th to the 13th of September. Excitement is mounting among our team, and apparently from you as well, we can tell from the inflow of responses! Do keep them coming! This year’s venue will be in Batang Kali, located in Hulu…

Day3 at ASEAN Power Shift

Finally, we have come to the end of the ASEAN Power Shift conference. Time flew by really quickly and before knowing it, it was time to leave Singapore to return home. Despite the short period of time, delegates and participants certainly took away a handful of knowledge and experience that would be useful in their…

Day2 at ASEAN Power Shift

Day 2 Recap!  By Merryn Chong (MYD15) Moving into day two at the ASEAN Power Shift! The Malaysian delegates started the day early with a brief meeting on what to look forward in drafting the National Position Paper in the policy track with other delegates. While that happened, the other session was focused on knowledge…

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