Climate change

Government bailouts: put people and planet first

06 May 2020     |       4 minute read
Globally, COVID-19 has turned how our society works upside down, with massive impacts on health, jobs and how we live our lives. More and more people across the world are in financial and physical danger. As Rachel Kennerley explains, our government must make difficult decisions to help us recover both from the pandemic and from the climate crisis that we’re facing as well.

Post coronavirus: the future is what we build together

29 Apr 2020     |       3 minute read
Community action has been at the heart of how we’ve faced the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s how we’ll deal with the climate crisis too. Director of Engagement Maria Castellina reflects on the health crisis, and what we might hope for once the lockdown is lifted.

Communities fighting climate breakdown

29 Apr 2020     |     Eoin Redahan     |       3 minute read
In just one year Climate Action groups have convinced councils to declare climate emergencies, lobbied for change at a local level, and brought communities together. Could your community do something similar?

How do trade deals affect the environment?

24 Apr 2020     |       3 minute read
Government decisions impact upon the climate and ecological crises in multiple ways, and trade deals are one of them. From fair and sustainable supply chains to upholding high standards, campaigner Kierra Box explores what can be done to make trade deals environmentally friendly.