Submit your Story4Change here!

CREATE ideas for a sustainable lifestyle.
MAKE powerful film in a team.
PUBLISH them for change.

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1) Create

Find Ideas for a sustainable planet based on the 17 Goals for sustainable development.
Create a story for your idea and make a concept.


2) Make

Turn your story into a film by using easily available technology that you probably have in your pocket already: Your smartphone!

3) Share


Share your videos with the world and inspire others to make a change. Your video will be featured on and youth4planet events!

What is youth4planet?

Joerg 2017 or

My name is Joerg Altekruse, I am a filmmaker and producer working on climate and environmental topics. Seven years ago, just in time for the 2015 Paris climate conference, I founded youth4planet. It started by taking 5 young people from around the world to Greenland to see with their own eyes the melting of the ice sheet. Their video reports were premiered in 7 languages in the Paris IMAX globe... [read more]

earthbeat is the international level


We developed the Earthbeat format for the 2021 climate conference in Glasgow. This includes Storytelling for Resilience, Creativelo, Film Challenges, with which we invite collaborations.

Our Mission

Youth4planet makes young people strong for change. Easy storytelling is sharpening their perception for Earth issues and encourages them to take a stand with film and social media.

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In the age of the digital creator revolution, everyone can visualise ideas, concerns and stories and publish them online. But how can we use these powerful storytelling machines to solve real challenges like climate change and the transformation into a sustainable lifestyle?

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Getting involved

Youth4planet is supporting youth organisations engaged in sustainability issues to start their own storytelling processes. We help to encourage your students or participants to find ideas for a better planet.

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Want to support youth4planet?

We are glad about any help in form of donations, contributions or ideas that help us to grow. Please contact us so we can discuss how you can support us!

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CreatiVelo – from Luxembourg to Glasgow

creatiVelo Solo

With 3 e-Bikes, powered by solar energy, each one equipped with a monitor, a youth4planet/earthbeat team will travel from Luxemburg through Europe to the climate conference in Glasgow (1st-12th Nov 2021). They'll do workshops, show your films and more.

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The youth4planet creative lab

We have our very own office in the middle of Hamburg – a space for creativity, events and with a lot of space for developing ideas. Come visit us!

Studio Rutschbahn 2

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