Post Tagged with: “climate change”

School children demand change on climate strike with posters and banners in Manchester

School children demand change on climate strike with posters and banners in Manchester

By Sarah Smith People gathered in front of Manchester Library for Valentines Climate strike on February 14, to support climate action. There were around 100 or more people attending the event, mostly school children taking a Friday off school to express their thoughts and feelings on climate change and the way the government is handling it. They are putting a […]

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Greener housing options are now accessible for students in Leeds in bid to lower emissions

Greener housing options are now accessible for students in Leeds in bid to lower emissions

By Anna Doherty After a year of campaigning and working with Leeds City Council and landlords, Zero Carbon Headingley has finally made sustainable housing an option for students in Leeds. Zero Carbon Headingley is an environmental activism group that has been campaigning for change in Leeds. With four universities across the city and just over 60,000 students, the group believes […]

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New photography project conjures up what a zero-carbon Leeds might look like in 2050

New photography project conjures up what a zero-carbon Leeds might look like in 2050

By Zoe Peck A Leeds-based project is aiming to create an image of what a zero-carbon version of the city could look like in 2050. The photoshoot is part of a project entitled “The Art of a Sustainable Future” which is part of a wider Royal Academy of Engineering project, Ingenious, aiming to engage the public with engineering. The manager […]

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Protestors take to the streets of Leeds to call for radical action on climate crisis

Protestors take to the streets of Leeds to call for radical action on climate crisis

By Sarah Smith Protestors have marched through Leeds calling for stronger action on how to battle climate change. The demonstration on November 29 started in front of Leeds Town Hall and followed an earlier one on November 20, which was reported to be the biggest one outside London. In the past two weeks, there have been peaceful protests taking place […]

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Horsforth to get 1000 new trees to help battle climate change

Horsforth to get 1000 new trees to help battle climate change

By Sarah Smith The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign – urging the public to pick up their spades and act on climate change. It will be planting 1000 trees in Horsforth as part of its campaign Big Climate Fightback, saying every tree counts. The event will be happening on November 30 on Calverley Lane […]

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