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Jul 01: 2012 UCS Science and Democracy Editorial Cartoon Contest

Entries due by July 1

The Union of Concerned Scientists is launching the 2012 UCS Science and Democracy Editorial Cartoon Contest. We’re seeking cartoons that explore the complex relationship between science and democracy in America.

Twelve cartoons will be selected as finalists to be featured in the 2013 UCS Science and Democracy Calendar. Then, we’ll ask the public to choose the best cartoon, which will go on the calendar’s cover. Each artist who submits an entry that is chosen as a finalist will receive a cash prize.

Check out the contest web page for more information about entering and guidance on relevant topic areas. You can also see some wonderful cartoons from our previous contests.

Win a Trip to Rio+20: United Nations Conference

The United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and Aarhus University in Denmark invite students and faculty to join the global PRME Leaders+20 case competition. Those who integrate sustainability perspectives into new or existing course descriptions and curricula, demonstrate an inspiring cross-generational cooperation between students and faculty, and present their team’s innovative ideas in writing and video have a chance of winning the first prize trip to Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012.

Click here for more information.

Germanwatch poster contest on “Climate Justice”

Germanwatch calls for a poster contest presenting prizes for the most origi-nal, artistically high qualitative and meaningful poster on climate justice. The three winners will be awarded a total prize money of 1800€. Closing date is the 15 February 2012.

The poster contest shall call the attention of a wider public to the subject of climate justice in the context of international cooperation. A special emphasis will be put on opportunities of action.

Possible contents could be the following topics:

-    Adaptation to the impacts of climate change in developing countries;

-    Climate protection as a contribution to global justice;

-    People responsible and people affected by climate change;

-    Climate protection as a future opportunity for developing countries;

-    International climate financing;

-    International coalitions for an ambitious climate policy.

-    Three Pillars of Climate Justice (right to survival, effort/burden sharing, opportunity sharing)

Participants:

The announcement is directed primarily at students and young professionals in performing arts. But anyone who is interested in climate and development policy can participate.

Implementation:

There are no regulations about the methodological implementation, however, the proposals should refer explicitly to climate change in the development context. As part of the poster, it is recommended to add not only a slogan, but also a brief text in German or English explaining the topic. The target format is A2 to A1.

Use of the designs:

The objective is to use the three winner posters for the education and information work of Germanwatch, for example in the run-up to the Rio +20 Summit,  The printing and distribution of at least 500 copies is planned. Submissions can be made in German or English.

Prize money:     1st place: 1.000,- €  |  2nd place: 500,- €  |  3rd place: 300,- €

Closing date:    15 February 2012

Submission with complete application form to: klima@germanwatch.org (preferably e.g. as pdf file) or alternatively by post to:

Germanwatch, keyword “Poster Contest”, Kaiserstr. 201, 53113 Bonn

By participating in the competition, the participants agree with the terms of competition.

More information can be found shortly at: http://www.germanwatch.org/zeitung/2011-4-poster.htm

Tisch Eco-Grant Books Contest

The Tisch Eco-Grant* Books Contest

Prizes to be awarded:
***Your name in lights*** (so to speak)
in a Tufts Library Catalog Notation for the winning book nominations!

How to enter:
1) Recommend a GREEN (ecology or sustainability-themed) book which you would like Tisch Library to add to our collection. If you need inspiration, try an Amazon book search or a Google book search (and make sure that the book isn’t already part of our collection).

2) In 50-100 words, let us know why you would like Tisch Library to purchase this book.  Submit your entry to the Tisch Sustainability Team Library at tischsustain@elist.tufts.edu.

Contest starts today!
Runs through October 31
Winners will be announced the week of November 14
Notes:
- Eligible contestants: all Tufts Library staff, Tufts Eco-Ambassadors, Tufts Eco-Reps
- There will be approximately 3-4 winners, based on purchase costs of winning book selections
- * Book purchase funds provided by a grant award from Tufts University’s Eco-Ambassadors program
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