Results

Never before the kids have collected Green Footprints, Grüne Meilen, Klimameilen, Groene Voetstappen, Miglia Verdi, Klimaschritte, etc. more diligently than in 2019!

Well over 200,000 Green Footprints collectors from more than 1,500 elementary schools and kindergartens in 13 countries gave their best and have achieved an incredible sum together. 

A click on the Footprint Counter reveals the most fantastic total for 2019: 


For the very first time we hit the 3 million!!!

 

A heartfelt Thank You to all little and big Green Footprint collectors from all over Europe who made this possible!


217,798 children in Austria, Belaurs, Chile, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Sweden and Switzerland  diligently collected Gréng Meilen, Miglia Verdi, Zelené Stopy, Zöld Mérföldet, Klimaschritte, Grön Footprints, зеленых следа , Zielonych Stóp, Talpite Verzi, Roheline Jalajäljed etc., thus making their contribution to climate protection.

Under Results 2019 and the respective country name on the left in the menu bar you will find the exact results, many examples of climate actions in numerous municipalities and institutions as well as a lot of wishprints and demands from the children to the climate politicians. Enjoy looking at them and and be amazed by the kids' great ideas and actions for the climate!







Handover at UN Climate Summit in Madrid



Thomas Brose, Climate Alliance, presenting the total of Green Footprints


Miguel Guimaraes Vasquez, FECONAU, submitting a traditional handcraft of the Shipibo to Ovais Sarmad, UNFCCC


Agnes Schönfelder, City of Mannheim together with Thomas Brose, Climate Alliance

This year, the circumstances for handing over the children's Green Footprints were particularly challenging: As a result of the short-term change of the place of negotiations, the children of a Chilean school could not attend the presentation of the results as originally planned.

 

Therefore, at COP25 in Madrid, the UN Youth Delegates once again had to step in and presented this year's overall result to the Deputy Executive Director of the UNFCCC, Ovais Sarmad.

 

Thomas Brose, Executive Director of Climate Alliance, emphasised that the commitment of the children and their families as well as the teachers had increased enormously. It was clearly noticeable that they now also expect further big steps from the politicians at the UN Climate Conference!

 

Ovais Sarmad thanked all the children for their great efforts to protect our climate and encouraged them to continue their commitment. Climate Alliance now calls on those responsible in the individual countries to take the small and large Green Footprints collectors as role models and to fully commit themselves to this year's motto of the Climate Conference: TIEMPO DE ACTUAR / TIME FOR ACTION!

 

This year Brose was supported by UN Youth Delegates from the Netherlands and Austria. Also Miguel Guimaraes Vasquez, President of FECONAU; Talieh Wögerbauer, ministerial councillor in the Federal Ministry for Sustainability Austria; Agnes Schönfelder, Head of the Climate Protection Control Centre of the City of Mannheim as well as Adriana Valenzuela of ACE - Action for Climate Empowerment, UNFCCC Secretariat were there (again), to emphasize the commitment of the children - many thanks to all supporters!


To get a quick overview please have a look at the ZOOM Report 2019.

With many pictures and short reports in English and the mother tongue of the participating country it shows what special actions the ZOOM-Kids have undertaken this year to demonstrate their strong will on saving our One World's Climate.  

In addition, we have compiled some of the statements and wishes of the children.

We don't want to withhold our press release on the ZOOM handover at the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid.




Miguel Guimaraes Vasquez (president of FECONAU) and Ovais Sarmad (Deputy Executive Director of UNFCCC)


Thomas Brose (Executive Director of Climate Alliance), Talieh Wögerbauer (Minsterialrätin im Bundesministerium für Nachhaltigkeit Österreich), Adriana Valenzuela (ACE), Antoine Ferraris (Youth Delegate, Austria), Ovais Sarmad (UNFCCC), Ines Birke (Youth Delegate, Austria)



Talieh Wögerbauer, Ministry for Sustainabilitiy, Austria shows Eefke de Wouw (Youth Delegate Netherlands), the Austrian results


Ines Birke, CliMates Austria, examinig this year's results



T. Brose presents this year's results to the UNFCCC High-Level Champion of Chile, Entrepreneur Gonzalo Muñoz


Climate Alliance Board member Simone Raskob at COP25

In addition to the official handover, T. Brose was also able to present Simone Raskob, Climate Alliance board member from the city of Essen, the results, which she received in amazement.
In addition, the UNFCCC High-Level Champion of Chile, entrepreneur Gonzalo Muñoz, could be presented with this year's results of the Grenn Footprints Campaign and shown what and how much the kids on the move have achieved this time.




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If you want to know what other action Climate Alliance did at COP25 in Madrid please visit



Results 2019 by country






Results of the last years

 

ZOOM-Kids are Moving for Climate since 2002 - you can imagine that they collected quite some Green Footprints up to now.

If you want to have a closer look at the footprints amounts of the last years and at where the little ZOOMers came from please click here.