Call for proposals – From climate knowledge to climate action

 The images announces the International Symposium: Exhibitions and Education for sustainable development. The background shows a modern building which is illuminated by spotlights set before an evening sky.

Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost sets out to answer the question "How to? From Climate Knowledge to Climate Action" in a solution-oriented way at an international symposium from 24-25 September 2020. Proposals are welcome until 31 May 2020.

Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost writes that there will be a time after the current pandemic, which must stand particularly for sustainable solutions as part of Agenda 2030. Following the key message "We can create vibrant futures", Klimahaus invites to a participatory and activating symposium to learn directly from each other’s practical experiences, inspiring and exploring one's own self-efficacy in climate empowerment.

The thematic focus will be on climate change education and climate action within the framework of Education for Sustainable Development in all kinds of exhibition spaces. Contributions on the following topics are encouraged:

  • Activism and education
  • Environmental justice
  • Arts and aesthetics
  • Exhibition concepts and designs
  • Climate Imagination
  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Digitalization
  • Mindfulness, hope, sufficiency and happiness research
  • Disruptive ideas
  • Whole institution approach

Contributions to the symposium are welcome until 31 May 2020. Visit for further information and registration.

Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost has been successfully communicating insights from climate research and the global impacts of climate change. By integrating personal stories, cultural aspects and the difficulties faced in a warming climate around the globe, the Klimahaus presents a multifaceted intersection of science and daily life. More than 5.5 million visitors have seen this unique exhibition that exemplifies the idea of one connected world and its beauty that needs to be saved.