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Now or never…. 100 prominent international economists have written and signed a hard hitting letter (published on 4th August in the Guardian and elsewhere) arguing that…. From deep-rooted racism to the Covid-19 pandemic, from extreme inequality to ecological collapse, our world is facing dire and deeply interconnected emergencies. But as much as the present moment…

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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…

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Ed Hopkins on his Zoom call
6th July 2020

How to use the media

Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, shared how CCL UK can use the national media to increase awareness of climate income and support its lobbying of MPs. Click for the video recording from the last monthly meeting (available until 20 July 2020). Here is the recording of the chat. There were no slides so it…

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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…

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  Anyone can take part in this consultation, EU and non-EU citizens. Deadline is coming up, though: Tuesday 23rd June. “The European Green Deal aims to make Europe the world’s first climate-neutral continent. To this end, the Commission intends to increase the EU’s 2030 target for greenhouse gas emission reductions to at least -50% and…

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Last year we took part in this, organised by The Climate Coalition. Let’s do it again…online! theclimatecoalition.org/thetimeisnow The Time Is Now: the biggest ever mass lobby for climate, nature and people. 12,000 people from all walks of life travelled to Westminster in 2019 to talk to their MPs about how the UK needs to tackle…

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Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, joins our June national online meeting. He asks: what is the CCL/climate income story and to whom do we tell it? Getting our message right is vital, especially for a policy-orientated organisation such as ours. How do we talk to them and what do we say? And who/where do…

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This would replace the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS), which we’re due to leave at the end of this year when the transition period ends. Full details can be found on the government website.

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Victoria Gill, BBC journalist and TED speaker, took us through the conservation of the achoque, a type of axolotl or salamander, unique to Lake Patzcuaro, Mexico, in the May monthly meeting. The lake is clogged with pollution and the achoque is not doing well, however, the Sisters of the Immaculate Health, a local order of…