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  • POCACITO Summer Camp 2024: Where climate change and biodiversity intersect

    German-American Academy on Coastal Biodiversity and Climate Change in Mississippi, July 8-12, 2024 Do you care about preserving coastal biodiversity and protecting the coasts and coastal ecosystems against the impacts of climate change? Do you want to learn how scientists and researchers study the environment? Do you want to be a part of an international…

  • 2023 Transatlantic Forum for Environmental and Climate Justice

    Join us Friday, October 27, at Georgetown University’s Copley Formal Hall from 10am to 4pm, for the 2023 Transatlantic Forum for Environmental and Climate Justice. Registration is free and open to the public. The event foregrounds the continuing work of organizers, activists, academics, and policy experts in the United States and Germany who are making…

  • A Justice That Sees – Request for Proposals

    As part of the 2023 Transatlantic Forum for Environmental and Climate Justice, we’re issuing a Request for Proposals for research posters that make visible an idea or experience related to environmental and climate justice. The posters will be exhibited during the forum and printed collectively as a zine. Undergraduate and graduate students in the DC…

  • POCACITO Summer Camp — 2024 Edition

    German-American Academy on Coastal Biodiversity and Climate Change in Mississippi, July 8-12, 2024 Do you care about preserving coastal biodiversity and protecting the coasts and coastal ecosystems against the impacts of climate change? Do you want to learn how scientists and researchers study the environment? Do you want to be a part of an international…

  • ATLANTIS hybrid transatlantic youth summer academy on climate protection and adaptation to climate change | July 11-15, 2022

    (deutsche Version weiter unten) ATLANTIS 2022 connects youth from the Atlanta area in the United States with youth in the Ruhr Valley in Germany through an immersive training program. Participants learn about climate change, and biodiversity loss and health and learn how to address these two challenges, both at the local level and in a…

  • Cradle to Cradle – leaving a big and positive footprint

    The C2C school of thought is characterized by a positive conception of man with a positive footprint: as beneficial organisms humans are a part of the environment. Old patterns of thinking are abandoned, while new paths towards intelligent abundance are established. The C2C design concept is based on the fundamental assumptions of the C2C school…

  • POCACITO in the US – Eight to Infinity

    POCACITO in the US – Eight to Infinity

    Since POCACITO’s inception five years ago, the program has evolved into a broad series of events and exchanges that have touched five continents. The desire for informed, inspired dialogue about urban sustainability continues to grow as the consequences of inaction become more evident. What has been particularly powerful about the project, however, is the determined…

  • POCACITO at the APA

    POCACITO at the APA

    We had the opportunity to join participants from POCACITO in Germany tours at the American Planners Association’s National Planning Conference in New Orleans. It was both motivating and humbling to hear how the concept and execution of the POCACITO programs are helping to shape the future of urban sustainability. We want to congratulate all POCACITO…

  • POCACITO Webinar: Baltimore Green Network – A Plan for a Green and Connected City

    Watch our POCACITO webinar   To increase equity, livability, and resiliency, city leaders and community partners are taking a new approach to open space. Cities are investing in “green networks,” holistic systems that connect parks and natural resources with safe, accessible routes for both people and wildlife. Green networks enhance a city’s existing assets, while…

  • Now Accepting Applications for POCACITO in Germany 2018

    Now Accepting Applications for POCACITO in Germany 2018

    Ecologic Institute invites you to apply for the 2018 POCACITO in Germany tour to explore first-hand how German cities are achieving climate-friendly mobility. If you are working for a city or regional authority, are a city planner or part of civil society organizations working on transport and mobility, then you have the unique opportunity to directly engage…