The climate crisis and what to do about it
False and dubious solutions
Reasons for optimism
Tecnicalities by sector
Standards of administration in a democracy
Best practice examples
Campaigning organisationsExtinction Rebellion
Campaign of civil disobedience launched 31 October 2018
Campaign against Climate Change
Friends of the Earth
A coalition of the national environmental organisations and airport community groups who are opposed to plans for airport expansion
Flight Free UK
Pledge to take no flights during 2020
Stop Stansted Airport Expansion
Transition town initiative and transition culture
Moving towards a sustainable economy e.g:Transition Town Totnes in Devon www.transitiontowns.org/Totnes/
20's Plenty for Us
Campaigning for 20mph to be the default speed limit in residential areas
Cycling UK (was the 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
Network for Climate Action
General informationCentre 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
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
John Rhys blog on energy, climate and carbon
Reduce CO2 from travelTraveline
For public transport information.
Cheap train tickets
Claiming for train delays
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
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.
VCA car fuel data
Gives official fuel consumption figures so that you can make any car purchase as non-polluting as possible.
Reduce CO2 from foodFarmers' markets
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: otherFreecycle
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
Campaigning videoRobert Newman's History of Oil
Hilarious and shocking at the same time (45 mins)
First published 2007
Last updated: 10 Feb 2020