August 24, 2018

Empowering women in rural communities, while caring for the environment! Our co-founders, Chris Vrettos and Mayra Salazar, interviewed an all-women collective, Çöp - madam in Ayvalik, Turkey, to learn about their work in transforming garbage to clothing through upcycling!

C: Is environmentalism ... See more

August 21, 2018

In an unconventional perspective on environmental questions Dr. Παντελής Στάθης explores the question:

'How eco-friendly is body disposal after death?'

"What happens to prosthetics and implants such as the silicone breast ones after we die?
Are our death care choices reflecting an ... See more

August 11, 2018

Tragedy struck close to home this time, in Athens, with raging wildfires, with climate change being one of the culprits. We still mourn but we also organise and are inspired by the stories, efforts and ideas of one another.

One such idea comes from Niki Volonasi, a Psychology & Technology Student ... See more

August 1, 2018
Photos from The Climate Collective's post

In this beautiful piece Sydney-based artist Rachel Honnery, shares with us her fascinating art work, inspired by her travel experiences in the Arctic:

"I have just completed a Master of Fine Arts at the University of NSW. My research thesis examined the intersections between the visual arts and ... See more

July 19, 2018

Renée Cherez, a social and environmental activist shares with us her thoughts:

"To say that climate change, the environment or animals were things that I thought about on a daily basis 4 years ago, would be a lie. My life changed because of a dog because of his unconditional love. And because of ... See more

July 12, 2018

Here Cecilia Padilla explores the ethics of food:

"Yesterday, I read that the president of the Palm Oil working group at the IUCN, Erik Meijaard, had warned against the risks of boycotting it. His declarations struck me given the overwhelming amount of evidence of the devastating environmental ... See more

July 10, 2018

Monica, an artist from Norway, shares with us her beautiful project:

"I started photographing rubbish 3 years ago, and founded the Instagram project: @garbage kills us make it sweet

I publish one photo daily. The idea is that by making the rubbish beautiful, it becomes more visible. I never ... See more

July 3, 2018

United Nations Development Programme - UNDP resident coordinator for El Salvador and Belize, Christian Salazar Volkmann, talks about his work:

"I live and work in El Salvador and Belize. Both countries have several things in common. They are both very small. They are both very vulnerable to ... See more

June 25, 2018

Our co-founder Chris Vrettos interviews the aspiring veterinarian Indiana Madden:

C: describe climate change in three words

I: Immediate, dangerous, preventable

It’s an urgent issue everywhere, but the US –being the second highest emitter- should ramp up its green policies, along the level ... See more

June 23, 2018

Dione Sarantinou shares with us her thoughts on living closer to nature:

"Growing up in a capital city, Athens, the only thing I was seeking was adventure in nature away from pollution and business. So when I turned sixteen I decided to work in a farm in Kalamata (South Greece) for a month, where ... See more

June 14, 2018

Music, education through art and environmentalism!

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Pantelis Pilavios (Polyscope, The Cher's Wet Dream Collective, Σελάννα - Selanna):

"I have to admit that I’m not a very positive person when it comes to environmental issues. You see all this injustice around you, but the grand ... See more

June 1, 2018

Ari Salazár shares with us her beautiful art piece:

'Changing climate; changing waters'

May 30, 2018

Charles Stevenson once again shares with us his playful but passionate optimism on climate change:

"The only thing that keeps me optimistic regarding our ability to avoid the worst affects of plastic and air pollution, habitat degradation and climate change is that, in this age of accelerations, ... See more

May 13, 2018

A 'tuc-tuc' driver in Lisbon shares with us his thoughts on climate change:

"I do think the weather is changing a lot. All this pollution is affecting us already and we feel it every day. The climate is very unstable. Two days ago it was really, really hot - impossible to withstand. One week ago ... See more

May 3, 2018

Kostas of Kostas Papafitsoros Sea Turtle Photography explains the threats of climate change to an important sentinel species, the sea turtle:

“Global warming is “literally” and metaphorically a hot topic in sea turtle conservation. The main concern is the feminisation of the sea turtle ... See more

April 29, 2018

Artemis Adamantopoulou on consumerism, capitalism and society:

"I always thought of myself as a conscientious consumer. It was only when taking out 60litre trash bags on a bi-weekly basis that I realised I probably need to be more attentive. So I tried to go on a zero-trash lifestyle for a week, ... See more

April 26, 2018
Photos from The Climate Collective's post

Anastasia Spanou with some inspiring words:

"The white's a dead sea gull, the black's a plastic bag.
It's so strange how you hear terrible things that happen in Africa or Ecuador and make dreams about going there to change the world and, suddenly, these terrible things appear right next to you. ... See more

April 22, 2018

Happy #EarthDay! Cofounder Sicily interviews her 9-year old ‘god sister’, Ruby.

“S: Ok, what do we think about climate change, what’s going to happen to the planet?

R: It’s going to kill polar bears because it’s going to crack the ice, oh and penguins. And it’s going to make coral ... See more

April 19, 2018

Artist Ellie Antoniou imagines a post-apocalyptic world of environmental destruction and class inequality in her work 'Overnature':

"It's 2130. We now live in caves. We do this to protect ourselves from the strong winds. Our underground inhabitation provides us with natural sound and heat ... See more

Video: 7 min, CGI, colour and sound Sound: Milad Halvaei Voiceover: Catarina Dos Santos Installation view: Screen: Steel, 2.4 x 0.5 x 0.8 m

April 15, 2018

Margot Petroulaki on how we need to radically change our economies and lifestyles to stop climate change 💪:

"I’m a student in Greece and I live on my own, yet my parents have a stable income and are able to provide me with what is necessary. I conduct a pretty convenient life since I was ... See more

April 13, 2018

We’re excited to share the thoughts today of Chloe & Will from Whalebone Films, about the release of their film ‘Climate and the Cross’ with The Guardian!

Climate and the Cross takes a look at climate change through the lens of US Christians.

“Two things were important to us as we ... See more

April 11, 2018

Brekke Larsen, geographer and Labour campaigner shares with us her views on climate change:

“In 1957, when I was running a geomagnetic research station in Greenland, we recorded the effects of changing solar activity on the Sun, which was also recorded in 2014- resulting in lots of Aurora ... See more

April 4, 2018

We are honoured to feature Vincent Sweeney, head of the Caribbean office of the United Nations Environment Programme!

Some of UNEP’s main goals are:
1) To communicate the needs a country has to organisations/funders/green climate funds
2) Providing technological support and building resilience: ... See more

March 29, 2018

Kicking off our second #streetsessions with words from Pascal Kempson: “My opinion is that it [climate change] is misrepresented in the media. It’s sort of like a fear thing that we’re given, and we should be scared of climate change - that’s how we’re painted. But I believe that if we ... See more

March 28, 2018

Aristotelis Misirliadis on his summer vacations in Greece:

"This July I went to Folegandros with my girlfriend. We had high expectations about the natural beauty there. Sadly the first 2 days we realised that those good expectations that we had in our minds were incorrect. Every single beach we ... See more

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