The Welsh Government wants to bulldoze through the Gwent Levels – Wales’ equivalent of the Amazon rainforest for their diversity of wildlife – to build a new 14-mile-long six-lane motorway. Gwent Wildlife Trust urgently needs your help to stop their destruction.
Here in the UK, electricity generation is responsible for a quarter of our carbon emissions – making it a huge contributor. That means we urgently need to change the way we power our country and our homes.
We urgently need your help to call on the government to Scrap Subsidies for Burning Wood Biomass and to redirect these subsidies to clean renewables.
Right now, bus companies do what they like and it’s afree market wild west scenario. We need public control.
We know we urgently need to ramp up climate action. But over the last few years the government has been removing support for renewables.
Remove the A6-M60 Bypass from SEMMMS plans: lift the threat to our valleys and fields (Goyt Valley SOS!)
Museum of Science & Industry: drop your sponsorship deal with Shell for the upcoming exhibition ‘Electricity: the spark of life’
Through the Mill (Ancoats Festival) Sat 15th September - can you help on a Manchester FoE campaign stall ?
Drax power station has applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to replace its two remaining coal-fired units with much larger ones burning fossil (natural) gas. Drax is already the biggest biomass burning plant in the world and the largest single emitter of CO2 in the U.K.
Beneath London run lost rivers. Using the magic of heat pumps, they could provide the city with low carbon heating and cooling – something we really need to tackle climate change.