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Design a Climate Postcard, Have it displayed at COP17 in South Africa

November 15, 2011

Every young person has an experience of climate change. For some it is a fondness for a place at threat of flooding, or a fear borne out of reading about the predicted impacts, for others it is a hope for the recovery of the employment market through new green jobs. Whatever your experience, we would to hear about them and we want to communicate them to the global community.

British Council are collecting Climate Postcards to build a visually powerful collage of youth voices through the creative and honest expression of young people.

Their permanent home will be an online gallery at

You can check out some example postcards there. Meanwhile, the British Council will feature a large scale exhibition of the most outstanding postcards – taking it to Durban for COP17 so that international decision-makers can
take a look.

Design the blank postcard attached, scan it into the computer and email it to You could draw, paint, take a photograph, write a poem. however you feel you can best express.

Feel free to use these postcards as part of your education and awareness workshops or to circulate to other people you think will be interested.

The deadline is *19th November* if you want your postcard considered for the exhibition at COP17. Otherwise, please just keep sending them in!

Looking forward to seeing your creativity!

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