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We're facing a climate emergency

Climate breakdown affects all of us. From flood-stricken homes in Yorkshire to smouldering forests in Australia, extreme weather events are becoming all too common. And they’re forcing millions of the world’s poorest people from their homes.

We know what our leaders need to do to halt the climate emergency. And we need urgent action now. Time is running out in the fight to protect people and planet.

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Thanks to people like you, we have achieved milestone victories and established key laws for our planet, like launching the Climate Change Act and putting a stop to fracking in England.

With your help, we can grow our network of groups fighting to make their communities more climate friendly. You'll also be helping to support our dedicated in-house legal team, fund vital research, and pressure decision-makers to take action to stop climate and ecological breakdown.

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The most effective thing you can do today is make a donation. All our donors receive our award-winning Earthmatters magazine twice a year, packed with expert tips for reducing our environmental impact, and keeps you informed on key events and extra ways to build your impact.

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An opportunity for change

We’re incredibly proud of everything we’ve achieved so far. But at a critical time for our natural world, there is so much else that still needs to be done.

Right now, we have an opportunity to stop the climate crisis before it is too late. We can write our own future and create the greener, fairer world that we all want to see.

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