Tell the PM ‘The Time is Now’

The Time Is Now a campaign run by The Climate Coalition, the UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action against climate change has launched a declaration for a stable future. It calls on the Prime Minister to lead the UK towards a healthier, greener, fairer future ahead of hosting the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow (COP 26) from 1 – 12 November.

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The Climate Emergency – what the candidates say

All three candidates standing in the Craven District Council Penyghent ward by-election, which will be held on 6 May, have responded to the ACE questions on the climate emergency we sent out last Friday. We appreciate their responses which follow in alphabetical order and sure you will agree that this is a useful exercise in democratic accountability and giving the crucial issue of the climate emergency a higher profile amongst voters.

Barry White, ACE Secretary.

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Craven Council by-election – candidates quizzed on the climate emergency

Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle and area has written to the three candidates standing in the Penyghent ward by-election for the vacancy on Craven District Council. ACE is seeking their views on what they would do about the climate emergency if elected on 6 May.

The candidates have been asked five questions, details of which are set out below. They have been asked to reply to the questions by 12 noon, Thursday 29 April. Responses will be posted on this web site. Continue reading “Craven Council by-election – candidates quizzed on the climate emergency”

To tackle climate change the wealthy must change their lifestyles

 

A major new report by the Cambridge Sustainability Commission on Scaling Behaviour Change calls on policy makers to target the UK’s polluter elite to trigger a shift to more sustainable behaviour, and provide affordable, available low-carbon alternatives to less affluent households. The commission comprised a panel of 31 individuals who study people’s behaviour relating to the environment. They were tasked to find the most effective way of increasing action to tackle carbon emissions.

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