Category : Our History

24 Apr 2018

April 2018 – Pushing for active mobility & clean air

With GCCA’s support, Bike Anjo is running their Bike to Work Campaign this year with a strong focus on the health benefits of active mobility. Improvements are unequivocal for the health and wellbeing of individuals who cycle to work as well as for public health (as a consequence of air pollution reduction, through the potential fall in the numbers of cars in the city streets).

De Bike ao Trabalho Website

09 May 2017

May 2017 – GCCA Supports Unmask My City campaign

Unmask My City is a global initiative galvanizing health professionals to foster the adoption of policies in their communities that will reduce air pollution in support of the WHO 2030 goals for healthy air in cities around the world, and grow awareness of this health issue among the health sector.

Unmask My City Website

01 Jul 2016

July 2016 – Supporting a Catholic call to Live Laudato Si

Young Catholics bring the Pope’s word to life with a #LiveLaudatoSi media and social media campaign.

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01 May 2016

May 2016 – GCCA supports a health call for a coal phase out

A power call on G7 countries to phase out dirty coal in a bid to protect their citizens’ health.

01 Dec 2015

December 2015 – Bringing spoken word artists to Paris

Giving spoken word artists a voice at the iconic UN climate talks in Paris, and opening up new audiences to climate change.

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01 Sep 2015

September 2015 – Supporting biggest climate march in history

The biggest climate march in history fills the streets of New York and around the world.

01 Jan 2015

January 2015 – July 2016 – Networked Call for Action launched

New digital technology helps new voices break into the climate debate, with a series of microsites.

23 Sep 2014

September 2014 – Speaking at the UN Climate Leaders Summit

Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner speaks on behalf of civil society during the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Leaders Summit in New York City.

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01 Aug 2012

August 2012 – Arab Youth Movement convened

A new movement brings young Arab voices to COP18, and see the first-ever public march in Qatar.

01 Jun 2012

June 2012 – A Date with History at the Rio Earth Summit

17-year old Brittany Trilford opens the Rio+20 Summit to ask world leaders: “Are you here to save face, or are you here to save us?”

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