On this page:
• Reduce CO2 from travel
• Reduce CO2 from food
• Reduce CO2: other
• Campaigning organisations
• Campaigning video
Centre for Alternative Technology
An educational charity which researches and demonstrates technologies for a sustainable society - based in Machynlleth, mid-Wales - visit the centre (open 7 days a week, all year), or online shop, bookshop and publications
Ethical Consumer magazine
Bimonthly subscription magazine and website - magazine includes regular feature on low-carbon living.
New Internationalist magazine
Monthly subscription magazine featuring articles on climate change, Fair Trade and other global justice subjects
Royal Society summary of the science of Climate Change
Sustainable Energy - without the hot air
http://www.withouthotair.com - book on fossil fuel and sustainable energy, the contents of which can be read online, or downloaded as a .pdf file
Transition town initiative and transition culture
Moving towards a sustainable economy e.g:
• Transition Town Totnes in Devon www.transitiontowns.org/Totnes/
Detailed advice on moving to a post-carbon society
How Cuba survived its oil crisis
Contains a short (2 min) summary video about the coming oil crisis and Cuba's response to its crisis
Reduce CO2 from travel
The public transport information website you've been waiting for - enter your postcode or town, and where you want to go to and when, and you get the nearest bus stop, the bus number, when its due, or the train information with changes and so on.
Cheap train tickets
Claiming for train delays
Yorkshire Dales Public Transport Users Group
Details of bus and train services in the Yorkshire Dales plus links to sites of interest to visitors
International rail information
Sustainable transport charity - information on long distance cycle routes, including online UK maps at small, medium and large scales.
Our sister site: travel information relevant to transport policy
VCA car fuel data
Gives official fuel consumption figures so that you can make any car purchase as non-polluting as possible.
Ramblers Association coaches
The Ramblers Association runs coaches every weekend to walking areas from many towns and cities in the UK through their local groups.
Organic places to stay
Reduce CO2 from food
Find a farmers' market near you and purchase food that has been produced locally and has not been driven all around the country (although these sites do not list every farmers' market).
Gives a link to your local doorstep deliverers via your postcode. Some now deliver organic milk.
Reduce CO2: other
UK branch of a global movement to match people who have things they want to get rid of with people who can use them - there will be a local online branch in your area where you can find a home for things you don't want to keep but cannot bear to throw away
Earthpill allows people with energy monitors to upload their readings into a free online database so that people without energy monitors can find out where they are using electricity.
Campaign against Climate Change
Friends of the Earth
20's Plenty for Us
Campaigning for 20mph to be the default speed limit in residential areas
A coalition of the national environmental organisations and airport community groups who are opposed to plans for airport expansion
Climate and Health Council
for health professionals
Cycle Touring Club
Environmental Law Foundation
Free legal guidance and continuing support to those in need of assistance when aiming to protect and improve their local environment and quality of life
campaigns for better walking routes for pedestrians
Network for Climate Action
Stop Stansted Airport Expansion
Also, several of the organisations in the information sections above are also involved in campaigning, e.g. Sustrans
Robert Newman's History of Oil
Hilarious and shocking at the same time (45 mins)
|First published: Feb 2007 |
Last updated: 02 Feb 2015