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arbcombo -- Applications are now being accepted for the 2009 California Climate Champions Competition! Posted: 23 Dec 2008 15:54:29
Young Californians in grades 9-12 can apply to become California Climate Champions for 2009!. California Climate Champions 2009! In partnership with the British Council, the California Air Resources Board is once again sponsoring a competition to identify California Climate Champions. This program will engage young people as communicators who will help to influence and educate their peers, as well as the general public, on the urgency of climate change. Find out more at the program website at: http://coolcalifornia.org/climatechampions Entries are due Jan. 19, 2009. Apply through our website: http://coolcalifornia.org/climatechampions Download the Competition Flyer at: http://coolcalifornia.org/climate_hm.html This is a wonderful opportunity for young people to show leadership and commitment for one of the most pressing issues of our time. We hope you will encourage any qualified students that you know to participate! Who Can Apply? Young Californians in grades 9-12 can apply to become California Climate Champions for 2009! What Will the Champions do? California Climate Champions will develop and implement an individual project to raise awareness of climate change, and they will participate in a wide range of other activities between February 2009 and August 2010, including: •California Climate Champions Orientation Day in April 2009 •"climate camp" in June 2009 •online peer networking •talking with the media about their activities •attending/speaking at various climate change meetings and events. In addition, two of the champions will represent the United States at a project planning workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland, February 23-27, 2009, where they will meet international champions from across the globe and help shape ideas for global projects in addition to learning more about each other’s individual work. For more information: Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Annalisa Schilla at 916-322-8514. The California Climate Champions program, sponsored by the California Air Resources Board and the British Council, is one of a number of similar initiatives established in many countries around the world. To learn more about the International Climate Champions Program visit: http://www.britishcouncil.org/climatechange-climatechampions.htm You are receiving this single arbcombo email because you are a subscriber to or have made a public comment to one or more of the following lists: cc, climatechampions, school.