After delays due to COVID, the much-anticipated COP26 triggered a new wave of climate hope as countries from across the world agreed that more urgently needs to be done to prevent a dangerous rise in global atmospheric temperatures. With COP27 just around the corner, we are looking back at what has changed since last year’s… Continue reading What can we expect from COP27 after the pledges made at COP26?
We all have a carbon footprint, it is an unavoidable side effect of daily life. However, the size of everyone’s carbon footprint varies drastically. A recent study has discovered that in one year the top 1% of earners in the UK are responsible for the same volume of greenhouse gas emissions as the bottom 10%… Continue reading The emission gap
Annual greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels between 2010 to 2019, since then the increase has slowed slightly. However, there is still a long way to go in reducing our emissions. Without immediate and drastic emission reductions across all industries, limiting global warming to 1.5°C will remain a distant target. We are seeing… Continue reading The solutions exist we need to implement them
The Earth’s temperature is increasing by approximately 0.32° F (0.18° C) per decade. We have experienced the warmest seven years since 2015, with an 11% chance that 2022 will rank among the top five. If our current rates of warming continue, a new analysis reports that we risk crossing six “dangerous” climate tipping points. Many… Continue reading Living on the edge: the irreversible climate tipping points less than 1°C away
World Car Free Day takes place on the September 22nd, it is an opportunity for people globally to experience a world without cars in villages, towns, and cities. Removing cars from our roads has numerous benefits and transitions our economies away from polluting fossil fuels. The primary aim of World Car Free Day is to… Continue reading World Car Free Day: Removing the Largest Contributor to Climate Change
Organic farming means more than avoiding pesticides and GMOs, organic can help mitigate climate change alongside helping farms to adapt to climate change. Global greenhouse emissions from crop and livestock agriculture have risen by 14% since 2001 to 5.3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. Organic farming can reduce the emissions released during agriculture, helping… Continue reading Organic Farming Helping to Mitigate Climate Change
Record-breaking summers Over the last 20 years, we have witnessed record-breaking summers, but this summer is demonstrating more than ever that we are in a climate emergency. For the first time in recorded history, the UK was given a red extreme heat warning as temperatures in some parts of the country exceeded 40°C, with the… Continue reading Extreme heatwaves this summer are more than a wake-up call
Recent headlines, reports, and images can be overwhelming and cause you to become increasingly anxious about the current and future state of the planet – this is a perfectly normal response, we are dealing with a global climate emergency. You are right to feel concerned, and it is this concern that drives action. However, climate… Continue reading Managing climate change anxiety
We are beyond excited that our first app has officially launched! We want our donors to get the most out of their climate-positive journey with us. In this short blog, we’ll explain how the app helps you to become Climate Wise. If you are offsetting your carbon footprint with us, use the email address you… Continue reading Welcome to the Climate Wise App!
This Plastic Free July we’re sharing 31 plastic-free swaps that you can get involved in, that’s one for every day of the month. See how many you can do and let us know how you get on! Approximately 40 billion plasticbottles are used globally each month. Bring your own water bottle and reduce your plastic footprint.… Continue reading One swap a day for Plastic Free July!