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2008 ZOOM Campaign kicks off in Bonn
 
2008 ZOOM Campaign kicks off in Bonn
The children show their campaign banners flanked by Richard Kinley, Deputy Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC and Maria Hawle of Climate Alliance Austria

Schoolchildren from the Austrian towns of Bregenz and Rust put their best foot forward in protecting the global climate by kicking off the 2008 ZOOM Campaign during a visit to Haus Carstanjen on March 4. The children were welcomed by by Richard Kinley, Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change Secretariat.

Now in its seventh year, the successful environmental campaign once again invites youngsters from the four corners of Europe to lead by example and collect “green footprints” by making their day-to-day journeys in an environmentally-friendly way.

128,000 children participated in the 2007 ZOOM campaign, amassing an impressive 1,457,039 Green Footprints – equal to 36 times around the world.

For further information, contact Thomas Brose, Tel. +49-69-717139-31, t.brose@climatealliance.org