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  • Hello/Welcome
    family - humanity
    Hug
    What is a footprint?
  • GG and GCI’s foci: WMD, WATER, Climate/Resources
  • Climate Change and Resource Consumption
  • "environmental crisis", "development crisis", and "energy crisis" are all one.
    Fish stocks; Fertile land; Resources; Consumption; Fresh water; Poverty; Climate Change, Speciies Loss
  • And helped bring together leaders in the sustainability for LC’s 11th Hour
    Partnered with Starbucks on the Planet Green Game
    (w/ starbucks image up)
    corporate support is powerful and important
    corporations help make an impact with their reach and influence
  • And helped bring together leaders in the sustainability for LC’s 11th Hour
    Partnered with Starbucks on the Planet Green Game
    (w/ starbucks image up)
    corporate support is powerful and important
    corporations help make an impact with their reach and influence
  • GG is about solutions that impact communities;
    That means approaching spreading the message of value shifting and sustainability from many angles;
    Oscars, Arctic/Antarctica, Planet Green Game, Yahoo, etc.
  • And helped bring together leaders in the sustainability for LC’s 11th Hour
    Partnered with Starbucks on the Planet Green Game
    (w/ starbucks image up)
    corporate support is powerful and important
    corporations help make an impact with their reach and influence
  • GG is about solutions that impact communities;
    That means approaching spreading the message of value shifting and sustainability from many angles;
    Oscars, Arctic/Antarctica, Planet Green Game, Yahoo, etc.
  • GG is about solutions that impact communities;
    That means approaching spreading the message of value shifting and sustainability from many angles;
    Oscars, Arctic/Antarctica, Planet Green Game, Yahoo, etc.
  • Our work focuses on impacting communities in greatest need. After Katrina, it was apparent we needed to be there.
    The community needed support to help recover from impacts of climate change
  • …So we created the sustainable design competition
  • The result is a project that, when completed, will address green affordable housing and, with community buy-in, empower/mobilize the community and connect sustainable building resources on regional, national, and global scales
  • The first single family home is already well into construction…
  • The completed project will include homes, apartments, and a community center and institute.
    Overall, the project will change the attitude and face of the lower ninth ward, acting as a catalyst for the neighborhood, region, and nation on confronting climate change…. Affordable housing, etc.
    A CATALYST
  • And helped bring together leaders in the sustainability for LC’s 11th Hour
    Partnered with Starbucks on the Planet Green Game
    (w/ starbucks image up)
    corporate support is powerful and important
    corporations help make an impact with their reach and influence
  • These are pictures of Animo Justice, one of the new charter high schools just completed in downtown Los Angeles. Global Green worked with LISC, the architects, Green Dot Charter Schools to make the school LEED certified.
  • The most important resource:
    Future generations
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    • 1. GLOBAL GREEN USA: Leveraging Public & Private Partnerships to Stem Global Warming Opportunity Green Conference November 9, 2008 Matt Petersen President & CEO, Global Green USA
    • 2. Global Green USAGlobal Green USA US Affiliate ofUS Affiliate of Green Cross InternationalGreen Cross International Weapons of MassWeapons of Mass DestructionDestruction Addressing Three of the GreatestAddressing Three of the Greatest Challenges Facing HumanityChallenges Facing Humanity Lack of Clean WaterLack of Clean Water Climate Change andClimate Change and Resource ConsumptionResource Consumption
    • 3. C0C022 ProductionProduction Wood and Raw MaterialsWood and Raw Materials Solid Waste GenerationSolid Waste Generation Utility CostsUtility Costs Energy ConsumptionEnergy Consumption
    • 4. Educating the public
    • 5. Educating the public
    • 6. Working through the culture
    • 7. The 11th Hour with Leonardo DiCaprio
    • 8. Putting a Human Face on Global Warming
    • 9. Putting a Human Face on Global Warming
    • 10. Holy Cross ProjectHoly Cross Project
    • 11. Holy Cross Project Funded by State ofHoly Cross Project Funded by State of Louisiana, NOLA & Home Depot FdnLouisiana, NOLA & Home Depot Fdn
    • 12. Holy Cross ProjectHoly Cross Project
    • 13. Holy Cross ProjectHoly Cross Project
    • 14. Partnership with Community Housing Works
    • 15. Partnering with LA Unified & LISC to build Green Schools

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