Our planet has never faced a crisis quite like the climate emergency. Temperatures have fluctuated before. Our ancestors even survived an ice age. But this time humans caused the crisis. And crucially, it’s within our power to stop it.
We're in a climate emergency that fossil fuel companies helped create. Right now BP is flooding the public with adverts about its clean energy. The truth is that more than 96% of BP's annual spend is still on oil and gas. We think these ads are greenwashing.
Time is running out to tackle the climate emergency. The new government will have to make climate action an absolute priority. So what would party leaders do for the environment if their party was in charge?
Our leaders have let us down. But from school children going on strike, to the rise of clean, affordable community energy, millions of people across the world have recognised the climate emergency – and are doing something about it.
The government of Brazil led by Bolsonaro favour the development of the Amazon rainforest over conservation, escalating deforestation. Deforestation threatens indigenous populations who live in the forest, loss of a precious and complex ecosystem and a vital carbon store that slows global warming.More details
Leading researchers and scientists have now warned that we have less than 11 years to take action to tackle climate change, otherwise we face the gravest threats to our local and global environment – this includes increased flooding, droughts, extreme weather events and millions of displaced people. We must act urgently.
Don't give permission for any new opencast coal mines. Refuse Banks Group’s permission to extract 3 million tonnes of coal at Druridge Bay, Northumberland and revoke planning permission at Bradley, Pont Valley, County Durham.
Fracking in Northern Ireland seems to be going under the radar since the ban in the Republic of Ireland - but the threat to the North is real and very close. There are 2 active planning applications for Fermanagh and Lough Neagh Basin. The public consultation ends on 31 July and WE SAY NO!
GMPF continue to invest more than £1 Billion in fossil fuel companies - including nearly £700 million in companies like Shell and BP which spend millions of pounds in actively obstructing action against climate change.
Our finance ministers are meeting this Friday 14 June as Governors of the European Investment Bank. This is a once-in-a-year event, and we must demand that they take a stand against the Bank’s dirty relationship with fossil fuels.