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    CIEE High School Summer in Berlin, Germany: Climate Action

    CIEE High School Summer in Berlin, Germany: Climate Action

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Germany
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Environmental Science
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The need for climate action is here—delve into eco-friendly practices in Berlin, a city that is set to become carbon neutral by 2045. Witness sustainable initiatives firsthand: miles of bike lanes, successful recycling campaigns, numerous green spaces, and more. With other Global Navigators, identify a key aspect of Berlin's effective climate action efforts, create a plan for adopting it back home, and pitch it

    Collaborate with local startups and NGOs minimizing waste. Explore Schumacher Quartier, where renewable raw materials and rainwater collection are the norm. Don't just admire the city's green areas; clean them up as a Kehrenbürger (sweeping citizen).

    Hop on public transportation to reduce carbon emissions, commuting to iconic sites, like the East Side Gallery and Brandenburg Gate. Discover local spots, like Brammibal‘s Donuts and Curry at The Wall, making classic street food more sustainable. On excursions to Potsdam and Dresden, experience green initiatives in other cities, too. In and around Berlin, witness urban development at play and learn about the country’s commitment to sustainability and climate-resilience.