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13 August 2007 | Printer friendly

The Bet

Name of the organization: Youth active for the environment

Title of the project: The Bet

Contact: www.jma.org

The aim of the project was to raise awareness among schoolchildren of climate change,, its causes, implications and possible solutions. Students were encouraged to live a sustainable lifestyle (saving energy, etc.) in both schools and their wider environment. Over 1300 children participated in project managing to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by between 8.3 and 43.5%. The results are registered on the project’s website.


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