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Tag : Climate Action

17 Jun 2016

World celebrates Pope’s words as faith groups shift into action

The world is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical on ecology, “Laudato Si”, and much of those celebrations are focused on taking climate action.

26 May 2016

The ‘fight goes on’ as UK ends 5-year fracking hiatus

Fracking could soon take place in the UK, following a five-year hiatus, as North Yorkshire County Council give Third Energy the green light to drill in Ryedale.

03 May 2016

UK coal battle heads to Wales as fossil fuel fight goes global

In yet another call for the UK government to end its love affair with coal, hundreds of protesters have today shut down the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in Ffos-y-fran, South Wales.

12 Apr 2016

Countries urged to turn Paris promises into action, ratify swiftly

As many nations make calls for the swift ratification of the Paris Agreement, the profound impacts of climate change is hitting home, 2016 is forecast to be the hottest on record and more extreme weather events hit across the globe.

04 Mar 2016

Tributes pour in for murdered activist Berta Cáceres

Tributes are being paid across the world, today, for Honduran indigenous and environmental right campaigner, Berta Cáceres following her murder at her home in La Esperanza

24 Feb 2016

Heathrow 13 narrowly escape jail over airport expansion protest

Thirteen protesters who chained themselves to London Heathrow’s northern runway to oppose airport expansion have narrowly escaped jail Wednesday.

11 Feb 2016

UK citizens ‘show the love’ for a clean energy future

From schools, to churches, the Women’s Institute to sports teams and surfers, UK citizens will come together this Valentine’s Day to show their love of climate action.

09 Feb 2016

UK fracking fight heats up as Lancashire appeal begins

The debate around the UK’s fledgling fracking industry is once again raging today as planning inspectors begin to hear Cuadrilla’s appeal against the rejection of its plans for exploratory drilling in West Lancashire.

07 Jan 2016

Pressure on polluters set to grow in 2016, as year starts with storms

With 2016 already forecast to be the hottest year on record, extreme weather events, like those which have battered countries across the world this New Year look set to become the new normal.

19 Nov 2015

Youth on Climate: One young person’s fight against deforestation in Philippines

In our third Youth on Climate blog we head to the Philippines and meet Keidy Transfiguracion, a young woman fighting deforestation.