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German teenager promotes planting one trillion trees

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Felix Finkbeiner was 13 years old when he spoke before the United Nations General Assembly, urging them to take action and plant more trees.

“We children know adults know the challenges and they know the solution,” he said. “We don’t know why there is so little action.”

Finkbeiner started Plant-for-the-Planet when he was nine in 2007. A school assignment about climate change opened his eyes to how his favorite animal, the polar bear, was endangered by this. Further research caused him to discover the vast effects of climate change. ... Read more about German teenager promotes planting one trillion trees

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OECD: Developing Green Cities Key to Sustainable Future

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PARIS '€”  By the middle of this century, two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities, posing a major environmental challenge. But a new report shows how developing "green" cities can generate growth and lead to a more sustainable planet.

About half the world's population lives in or near cities. These urban centers also generate about two-thirds of our greenhouse gas emissions. So it may seem alarming to hear the planet's urban population will likely more than double by the end of the century.
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Frank G. Scarpaci

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Frank Scarpaci

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Founder - VIANOVA Inc.

Frank Scarpaci, a corporate social responsibility and sustainability consultant, facilitator, and speaker, has over 30 years of experience in the small business, nonprofit, and corporate sectors.  His professional background includes strategic planning, executive management, operations, marketing, and business development.  In 2005, Frank founded ... Read more about Frank G. Scarpaci

Dame DC Cordova

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President, Excellerated Business Schools and Money & You

DC Cordova is CEO of Excellerated Business Schools®/Money & You®, a global organization that has over 100,000 graduates from the Asia Pacific and North American regions in English and Chinese. Because many of today’s wealth/business “gurus” have attended Money & You® and transformed the way they teach, her work continues through them to millions world-wide. She is a “Connector” with a special gift for bringing together diverse successful Social Entrepreneurs from around world. ... Read more about Dame DC Cordova

Peter Zahn

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Deputy Mayor of Solana Beach and President of the Moxie Foundation

Mr. Zahn serves on two Boards at San Diego State University: the School of Business Administration and the Zahn Innovation Center. He also holds seats on the Action Board of the Education Synergy Alliance and CleanTECH San Diego. 

Mr. Zahn was founding Chairman and CEO of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, a non- profit association committed to enabling businesses to participate in the green economy, and become more environmentally and financially sustainable. He is on the Boards of the American Lung Association of California. ... Read more about Peter Zahn

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