This is what it was all about this week: 14 teams working on the next stage of their projects and pitching to win funding plus the chance to come to Brisbane in June 2019 to take part in the Climate Reality Leadership training run by Al Gore. It's open to anyone to apply: attendance is free but competitive so use the link to apply if you're keen!
We piled the pressure on by giving each team only 3 minutes to present, in a 3-minute thesis style event, but that was balanced with a brilliant masterclass in perfecting your pitch delivered by Sarah Rippin from Scope Global.
Tension was mounting not just among the teams, but also among the judges (including myself) so to relax a little we had a lovely, low-key local dinner. Bhutan has 'Dry Tuesday', a kind of weekly Dry July. Fortunately for us, they made a small exception for the international visitors. It didn't appear to be too big a deal but they did still choose to apply some camouflage while pouring the Bhutanese shiraz.....
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