Climate change and structural racism

Climate change caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases (GHG) from burning fossil fuels and other human activities is a global catastrophe.  These gases form a blanket in the atmosphere, resulting in warming temperatures and increased extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts and wildfires, impacting all life on earth.  However, people have not contributed …

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Peatlands are wetland landscapes formed from the accumulation of dead and decaying plants over thousands of years in the presence of waterlogged conditions.  This organic matter is called peat.  They occupy 3% of land globally and 12% within the UK.  There are multiple types of peatlands, three of which are common in the UK: Why …

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Community action

Community action is where people come together on a specific project to benefit the locality where they live. Why community action is important for the environment Environmental action can occur at different levels:  Individual – what each of us can do in our everyday lives; consuming less, swapping to renewable energy, cutting down on food …

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