“London is now another country”

On the night of the 2019 winter election, pollsters were vindicated by an exit poll and subsequent result that mirrored their predictions precisely. Ben Page,...

Vegan Society- Menu For Change: The Role Of Food In Tackling The Climate Emergency

Veganuary is here and – if you’re not making the month-long vegan pledge yourself, chances are that you know someone who is. This year...
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Rural homelessness on the rise

Rural homelessness – like homelessness across the UK – is on the rise. In fact, between late 2018 and September 2019, it rose by...

Rough sleeping – what’s it got to do with you?

The Christmas homelessness charity adverts invite us to feel ashamed, compassionate and then to support their work combating rough sleeping. Many of us feel...

“We know full well that we can’t fix climate change on our own.”

In recent elections, the climate crisis has crept its way further and further up the agenda – now, the majority of people polled in...

“We now have these mountains of wetwipes; the Thames is essentially collecting them for...

Between 2017 and 2018, 78% of the rubbish found in Thames tributaries and tidal sites were single-use items – most of the single-use items still...

Plastic Crisis: Time To Tidy Up Our Act

In October 2018, Greenpeace Unearthed published an investigation into what happens to the waste that we put into our recycling bins in the UK...

How Will The Treasury Tackle The Environment & Climate Emergency?

As the UK heads into its third election in 4 years, a majority of voters are saying that the climate crisis will influence their...

Menu For Change: The Role Of Food In Tackling The Climate Emergency

Sue Pritchard is the director of the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission. Set up after the EU referendum, the commission soon discovered that the...

Plastic Crisis: Time To Tidy Up Our Act

Plastic pollution is pervasive.  Plastic is found in all kinds of unexpected places – from car tyres to face scrubs.  Charities Hubbub and Fairyland...

“Fracking contributes significantly to global warming because this industry is leaky, all along the...

Recent studies have shown a significant link between fracking and rising methane emissions in the US. According the Environmental Defense Fund, methane is 84...

The role of food in tackling the climate emergency

Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming has been at the forefront of campaigns to improve food and farming in the UK for...
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