Campaign

Loading...

On the 21st October Harry Cockburn of the The Independent reported on a conversation with David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg at the virtual Wildscreen Film Festival. Attenborough has recently released A Life on Planet Earth. Sir David Attenborough has said the global focus on the Coronna virus pandemic remains a serious threat to concerted action to tackle…

Loading...

A big thanks to everyone who rallied to our urgent request to submit a response to the government’s consultation on the Carbon Emissions Tax! We will shortly be adding the official CCL UK submission to the website for you all to read. In the meantime, you can pat yourselves on the back and put your…

Loading...

In a recent blog I mentioned the value of writing to the media to get more people aware of the advantages of CF&D and that we have set up a media team. A CCL Europe member, Brigitte van Gerven, has just written a very good explanation of why CCL Europe is planning to do the…

Loading...

A hot tip from a fellow member of the CCL UK Media Team gave me the hook to write a letter about Climate Income that has been published in last Sunday’s Observer (26th July).The trigger was an interview in the fashion section of the magazine with the supermodel and activist Lily Cole, whose book Who…

Loading...

At the moment the Government’s Recovery Plans are on the front pages, if you were unable to do so during the Time is Now lobby why not  take this opportunity to email your MP to ask why the Government doesn’t want to adopt CF and D when it can see the benefits (see news June…

Loading...

Ask your MP: “This month, I/we were really pleased to see that the government recognised the ‘merits’ of a carbon fee and dividend in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, crucial in tackling climate change. This was stated by the department of agriculture, environment and rural affairs in an official response to the results of a carbon…

Loading...

Already the UK Government is trying to save jobs and extending benefits to ensure non-keyworkers stay where they need to be during the Coronavirus crisis – at home. But what if you feel you are falling through the cracks? Or that you don’t feel the Government is doing enough for our health and health service?…

Loading...

There are many democractic actions you could take to tackle climate change (CCL believes that democracy is the only way to combat climate change ie the way to achieve consensus on the fairest and most efficient way our society can help reduce global emissions). And taking part in democracy means building a relationship with your…

Loading...
flag mug small
15th October 2019

Why the dividend?

This week, someone wrote to CCL UK, saying they would like to campaign for a carbon tax but wondered if the dividend was the best use of money. This is a great question – why isn’t the money raised used to subsidise, for example, public transport, or house insulation? Here’s a few ideas why and…