WHEN IS ‘ACTIVIST CHAOS’ ACCEPTABLE?

Dartford Bridge protest October 2022

Image Credit – Emily Malkin Today, 17th October 2022, two members of Just Stop Oil closed the Queen Elizabeth II bridge on the M25 between Kent and Essex for 24 hours. These brave and passionate souls climbed masts that tower 84 metres over the motorway, diverting traffic through the two lane tunnel and creating chaos […]

UK MUST STEP UP FOR NET ZERO

Net Zero Energy Crisis UK

Image Credit – Heidi Fin The UK government has come under fire for dragging its feet on climate targets, as the Climate Change Committee, in a condemning report,¹ finds that it is not on track to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.  The 2022 Progress Report to Parliament finds ‘major failures’ in the […]

BYLINE TIMES A HOT MESS

Our contributor Ottilie Owen asked to summarise an article from Byline Times’ extensive climate change section in the August print edition. Further articles are available at their website: www.bylinetimes.com When David Cameron repositioned the Conservative Party in 2006 as environmentalist organisation encouraging Britons to ‘vote blue, go green’ whilst updating the party’s logo to a […]

ENERGY CRISIS

Image Credit – Marcin Jozwiak The Guardian has reported a package that marks one of the biggest government interventions since the financial crisis of 2007-2008. Liz Truss has outlined her plan to deal with the current energy chaos. “Extraordinary challenges call for extraordinary measures, ensuring that the United Kingdom is never in this situation again,” Truss […]

Mass Coral Bleaching Recovery

Image Credit – Hiroko Yoshii The Great Barrier Reef has recorded the highest amount of coral cover in 36 years. This is a sign that the Reef could recover from mass bleaching. Mass bleaching occurs when coral is put under significant stress, causing microscopic algae that lives in the coral tissue to be expelled. Without […]

CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS: SEND US YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Image Credit – Gary Bendig Here at Changemaker UK, we aim to make donations to conservation organisations, derived from sales of our fabulous T-shirts, hoodies, upcycling badges and vintage collections – jewellery, fashion and homewares. We’d love to hear your suggestions for conservation organisations and charities. Please email us: hello@changemaker.media BTW: Amazon recently announced that […]