Stop Climate Chaos


More than 100 MPs sign climate change EDM

More than 100 MPs have so far signed an early day motion calling on the UK government to urge the EU to take a stronger stand in tackling climate change.

With less than a month to go to the crucial UN climate change summit in Copenhagen, the motion says industrialised countries bear the greatest responsibility for global warming.

It calls on EU governments to commit to 40 per cent cuts in carbon emissions by 2020. The present target is 20 per cent, rising to 30 per cent if a global deal is reached at Copenhagen.

Climate Justice Now speaker tour

Climate Justice Now
16–22 November 2009
Speakers include:

  • Md Shamsuddoha (Equity Bangladesh)
  • Eriel Deranger (Indigenous Environmental Network)
  • Beatriz Souviron (Bolivian Ambassador to the UK)

The climate crisis has been caused by the rich industrialised countries, but it is the world’s poorer majority who are paying the highest price, as extreme weather events become more common, freshwater glaciers melt, and droughts increase.

Climate change and hunger

Today, as part of Blog Action Day, thousands of people are blogging about climate change. For Concern Worldwide’s entry, I’ve decided to write about how climate change is affecting world hunger.

Doncaster rallies Miliband in Climate Justice - Climate Care

Doncaster played host to a successful Climate Change Rally last Saturday (11th July), organised by members of the coalition including CAFOD, Tearfund, Christian Aid, Operation Noah and Doncaster Minster.

Over 400 people joined the climate change march. Donny the Dog, Doncaster Rover's lucky mascot, clowns, school children, factory workers and local groups of social justice organisations made a spectacle parading through the town centre on Saturday morning.

Brown sets out his climate stall for Copenhagen

It's been a long time since there were polar bears at London Zoo, but the famous attraction still houses many other species which are threatened by the effects of climate change. So I can't help but wonder whether this fact registered with Gordon Brown (himself an endangered species) as he stood up at the zoo to present his blueprint for a global climate
action plan

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