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Climate emergency: external resources

Initiatives, useful information, and resources provided by our partners and other organisations.

Campaigns and projects

Clean Air Hub: the Clean Air Hub has brought together information on what air pollution is, how it affects your health and what actions you can take to protect yourself and others.

Make My Money Matter: call on all UK pension funds to put people and planet on a par with profit when investing our pensions, including by committing to Net Zero emissions by 2050.

Framing Climate Justice: a 12-month project bringing together organisers from across the climate movement to tell the stories that matter, and strengthen our movement in the fight for justice.

She Changes Climate: a campaign for 50:50 balance of women at the top level of COP26 leadership team.

Carbon Crib Sheet: key dates and facts at your fingertips.

Britain Talks Climate: a toolkit for engaging the British public on climate change.

Climate Reframe: Amplifying BAME voices in the UK environmental movement.

Waterwise water efficiency checkmark: demonstrate your commitment to water efficiency.

Waterwise Pledge 2021: save 2021 litres in 2021.

Crack the Crises: Covid. Injustice. Climate Change. Bringing together allies from across the climate, nature, development and UK social justice worlds to tackle Covid, Injustice and Climate Change

Just Transition: a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes, and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy. This means approaching production and consumption cycles holistically and waste-free. 

The COP26 Coalition: Bringing together grassroots campaigners from across the UK and the world to campaign for climate justice outcomes at COP26.

The Climate Coalition: Bringing together the UK’s big-name NGOs towards four big public engagement moments in 2021

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland: Bringing together civil society in Scotland to call for urgent action from Scottish Government and for them to champion climate justice – as well as coordinating hosting and logistics at COP26 in Glasgow.

Climate Cymru: A coalition of 15 influential organisations based in Wales, who work together to mobilise our supporters and others across Wales to bring about changes to help tackle climate change.

Hope for the Future: Providing tailored training and support for individuals, groups, and other NGOs to engage MPs effectively on COP26 

Articles and publications

Acting on the climate crisis – why, how and the role of philanthropy: a resource pack for funders (Environmental Funders)

Why charities need to take a sustainable approach to tech

Prioritising our Planet: Clear messages for maximum impact (Garfield Weston Foundation)

Halting the extinction crisis (Center for Biological Diversity)

I understand there may be a biodiversity crisis, but how does that affect me? (WWF)

Climate change and social inequality (United Nations Department for Social and Economic Affairs)

Disability and climate resilience (University College London)

Community rail: encouraging and enabling modal shift (Community Rail Network)

Greener miles: Delivering on a net-zero vision for commuting (CBI)

Practical tools and tips

Air Pollution Calculator (Global Action Plan)

Climate Justice: A Messaging Guide

Zero Carbon Britain Hub (Centre for Alternative Technology)

Tech Carbon Impact Wiki

How to save water (Waterwise)

Guide to water efficiency in the office (Waterwise)

Water efficiency retail market switching guide (Waterwise)

Recycling posters for the office (FirstMile)

Climate Just: free webtool for public service providers designed to

  • Identify who is vulnerable to climate change and fuel poverty and why
  • Highlight neighbourhoods where climate disadvantage is highest
  • Explain the factors involved and help you decide what actions to take

Julie’s Bicycle: free online carbon and environmental calculator to work out your footprint

Net Zero Club: identify your carbon footprint and plan your steps to reduce your emissions

Transition Pathway Initiative: a tool for investors to assess companies’ readiness to transition to carbon net-zero

Carbon Trust’ Carbon footprint calculator: calculate your organisation’s emissions – for small and medium-sized businesses

360 Carbon: calculate the carbon footprint of your church, charity or small business

Advice on how your community group can embrace sustainability (Grassroots)

Ethical sponsorship for cultural organisations (Culture Unstained)

Going green together: supporting the North East’s VCSE sector towards Net Zero

How to start your organisation’s journey to net-zero. (SCVO)