Mass Unwrap is an awesome action that highlights the level of plastic packaging in supermarkets and puts people-pressure on them to change. Individuals, families, friends and communities can all take part.
The Government is currently consulting on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new dwellings - with the snappier title of 'The Future Homes Standard'.
The scale of destruction HS2 will cause to wildlife is revealed. Ecosystems permanently damaged. Irreplaceable habitats destroyed. Taxpayer's money spent on restoration wasted. Species extinctions at a local level.
Back in 2015, the government chose to block new onshore wind projects - despite wind being a source of the cheap, clean energy we need to tackle the climate crisis. Since then new onshore wind projects have ground to a halt - right when we need them most.
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.
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?