Climate change

Is your money funding fossil fuel projects?

28 Feb 2020     |     Fran Hunter     |       4 minute read
Over the past decade, a little known government agency has been using UK taxpayers’ money to finance oil and gas projects abroad. We look at what this means for local communities and climate breakdown.

Does carbon offsetting work?

13 Feb 2020     |     Mike Childs     |       6 minute read
Offsetting. Everybody’s at it. Shell says that it offsets the petrol that its customers buy. The aviation industry has said offsetting is how we can carry on flying. Some countries even want to offset their emissions. But what is carbon offsetting and does it work?

Amazon fires: just one piece of the exploitation puzzle

29 Jan 2020     |       2 minute read
In August 2019 we launched an appeal to support work in Brazil following devastating fires. Though the situation may have faded from media focus, colleagues, communities and allies are hard at work trying to stop further destruction. Find out how.