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Cool Kids For A Cool Climate



One kid's campaign to raise awareness of Climate Change and give people the opportunity to DO something about it. Because Climate Change is too important to leave to the politicians to sort out
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Contact Person: Sarah Bowler
E-Mail: coolkidsforacoolclimate@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.coolkidsforacoolclimate.com
   


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Sarah Bowler was a Junior Board member for the UNEP International Children's Conference on the Environment held in Victoria, B.C., Canada in May 2002. Concerned that delegates to the conference were contributing to global warming by their flights to the conference, she set up a system of pledges, so that each delegate to the conference promised to plant trees to compensate for the CO2 produced by their flights to the conference.
Expanding on the idea, she has set up a project at home with South Yorkshire Forest Partnership, to give all travellers the opportunity to plant trees to offset the pollution caused by their journeys.


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