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  • New climate emergency network launched to link schools across B&NES, Dec 23[1]
  • City Council responds to Oxford Citizens' Assembly on Climate Change and outlines £19m climate emergency budget, Dec 16[2]

November[edit | edit source]

Green new deal for Nottingham wins top Guardian award, Nov 27[3] Nottingham city council announced in January that it intended to become the UK's first carbon-neutral city by 2028.

Opposition leaders call on Johnson to join in TV climate debate, Nov 19[4]

Majority of UK public back 2030 zero-carbon target – poll, Nov 7[5]

Climate change: Thousands invited to join citizens' assembly, Nov 2[6]

Parliamentary Citizens' Assembly on Climate Change – A first step, but a devastating missed opportunity, Extinction Rebellion, Nov 2[7]


October[edit | edit source]

Sleepy Cambridgeshire village invites Swedish climate experts to help tackle climate emergency, Oct 30[8]

Britain now G7's biggest net importer of CO2 emissions per capita, says ONS, Oct 21[9]

To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like it was in World War II, Oct 21[10]

What does Greta Thunberg's call for equity mean? Oct 3[11]

September[edit | edit source]

Tyndall Carbon Targeter helps Local Authorities respond to their Climate Emergency, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Sep 23[12]

If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them, Greta Thunberg, Sep 23[13]

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot, Sep 19[14]

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says, Sep 16[15]


A/UK has been working with Extinction Rebellion to develop a Future Democracy Hub, now launching, Sep 7[16]

August[edit | edit source]

Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs, Aug 22[17]

Uni bans burgers: No more beef to be sold on campus as students combat global warming, Aug 13[18]

July[edit | edit source]

England region plans world-first for climate change teaching, Jul 30[19]

Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons, Jul 26[20]

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First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action, Jul 20[21]

Corbyn calls for UK to stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer countries, Jul 14[22]

Enough of the climate nightmare. It's time to paint the dream, Ed Miliband, Jul 4[23]

June[edit | edit source]

Cambridgeshire organisation launches radical response to climate emergency, Jun 13[24]

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050, Jun 11[25]

May[edit | edit source]

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis, May 22[26]

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'This is a wake-up call': the villagers who could be Britain's first climate refugees, May 18[27]

Thousands of parents take to the streets to demand action on climate change, May 13[28]

UK Parliament Declares Environment and Climate Emergency, Claire Mitchell, May 1[29]

April[edit | edit source]

Thousands block roads in Extinction Rebellion protests across London news, Apr 15[30]

March[edit | edit source]

Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? Phil McDuff, Mar 18[31]

UK's CO2 emissions fell for record sixth consecutive year in 2018, Mar 4[32]

February[edit | edit source]

A report from the #SchoolStrike, AlterNatives - personal stories of making change, Feb 17[33]

Climate strike: UK school pupils take part in call for urgent action, Feb 15[34]

UK pupils to join global strike over climate change crisis, Feb 8[35]

January[edit | edit source]

Machynlleth declares 'climate emergency', Jan 24[36]

Britain has shifted 30% of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years, Jan 10[37]


Scarborough Council declares Climate Emergency in first major step to combat global warming, Jan 8[38]

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