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.
Join City of Trees and Friends of the Earth to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park – Sunday 24th November [NOW FULLY BOOKED].
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?
UK citizens and the natural environment are being exposed to potentially harmful mixtures of pesticides. These mixtures appear in our food, water and soil and can affect the health of both humans and wildlife. There is a growing body of evidence that pesticides can become more harmful when combined, a phenomenon known as the ‘cocktail effect’.
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.
Doubling our tree cover could remove 10% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions annually. That’s why we’re petitioning the UK government to make a lasting commitment to bring back our lost trees. Do you have a minute to add your name?
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
HS2 is set to destroy swathes of ancient woodland as the controversial rail route forces its way through our countryside. Damaging preparatory work is happening right now, even as rising costs and an upcoming government review calls the future of the project into question.