Applications Invited for British Council International Climate Champion

British Council Climate Cartoon

Earth to Moon: One of the cartoons that made it to the final round of the British Council cartoon contest on climate change (by Aditya Bhardwaj, Ahmedabad)

British Council India invites applications for the 2010 International Climate Champions programme. 70 International Climate Champions in India and Sri Lanka with a passion for the environment and interest to work against the effects of climate change are making a difference. The British Council invites young members of the society to join them and explore the gamut of opportunities to make a difference in the war against Climate Change.

As a British Council International Climate Champion, you will raise awareness, address impacts through a project and contribute to the growing international consensus on the need to tackle climate change. The British Council will support selected candidates with training and guidance, as well as opportunities to meet with decision makers, once you give your ideas and time.

Who can apply?

Candidates who:

  • are an Indian citizen
  • are aged between 18 and 23 (as on 15 May, 2010) and
  • have a climate change project idea that could make a lasting impact on your community, nationally or internationally

How to Apply?

Detailed instructions for applying and the Terms and Conditions are available on the British Council India website. Click here to read more.

Last date for applying is Saturday, 15 May 2010.

Aastha Kukreti

Aastha Kukreti holds a Master’s degree in Environment Management and her areas of expertise range from waste management, pollution ecology, green audits, ecofeminism, environmental equity and social justice.

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