While the UK Government's contributions to the UN Climate Action Summit were underwhelming at best, there was one glimmer of hope hidden amongst their lack of ambition on climate – they stepped up to protect the oceans.
After being shocked by a 2018 UN climate report, I decided to turn my worry into action. I joined other Greenpeace volunteers at the youth-organised Climate Strike in London last Friday, and then got involved with my local Greenpeace group.
Monaco, 25 September, 2019 - The launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere today, highlights the need for governments to urgently scale up and accelerate efforts to address the climate emergency and protect the world’s oceans.
It’s rare for a day to pass without yet another apocalyptic warning about the future of the Earth. Today was no exception with headlines stating that our oceans are in crisis. These headlines are alarming, but thankfully we have a unique opportunity to help the oceans recover and thrive.
With London Fashion Week about to get underway, it’s time for this wasteful industry to clean up its act.
Supermarket reveals plans to cut plastic by 50% and look at reusable and refillable packaging
Inspired by school strikers, millions of people will be out on the streets around the world on Friday 20 September to demand action on climate change from their leaders. Here’s why you should get involved – and how to join in.