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Cool Earth: A year in photos

As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect and look back on our achievements in 2023. Here are some of the top images captured by our teams and our partners who work…

Cool Earth’s Top Achievements in 2023

As we come to the end of another busy year, we wanted to reflect on the incredible work Cool Earth has achieved with the help of our partners and supporters.   Rainforest Labs in Papua New Guinea As you read…

OELO, our new partner, wins the Equator Prize.

What better way to introduce our latest partner NGO, OELO, after winning the prestigious Equator prize for community-led climate action. Congratulations.   Yes, you read right, we have a new partner in Gabon at the edge of the…

Tackling deforestation with football

Our partners at CCREAD (the Centre for Community Regeneration and Development) in Cameroon continue to build a foundation for climate action with a focus on joy and wellbeing.   Why wellbeing? Happiness makes for a solid foundation for us…

Let there be light: A solar project in Cameroon

We take light - electricity - for granted. At least those of us living in the Global North do. However, if you stop to think about it, that simple on-off light switch transforms lives.

Another threat to rainforest in 2020: Take action on forest fires

At this time last year, Earth’s tropical rainforest was burning with more severity than ever before. As the world watched on, the Congo Basin simmered and the Amazon burned. Last year, Brazil’s Amazon rainforest saw a record number of fires.

World Environment Day: Trees are living air-purifiers.

Nine out of ten people worldwide breathe polluted air. This causes millions of illnesses and deaths and needs action to be reduced. Trees act as air-cleaning machines, improving air quality in many ways.

Cooking, carbon and the Congo Basin

What comes to mind when you think about deforestation? Is it raging wildfires and vast log rafts floating down the Amazon? Orangutans battling bulldozers in Indonesia? The world’s second biggest rainforest is increasingly threatened by something much…

The impact of energy efficient stoves in Lubutu

Cool Earth has funded a community-led project in the community of Lubutu looking at reducing fuelwood use by introducing energy efficient stoves.   Now this project is complete, 483 stoves have been built, and Cool Earth can present…