Love Essex campaign urges people to sign up to plastics reduction pledge

The ‘Love Essex Not Plastic’ campaign aims to highlight the issue of single-use plastics and urge households to switch to reusable options and recycle more

Extinction Rebellion announces Twelve Days Of Crisis

The climate activists will undertake nonviolent direct action across the country, urging all political parties to make the climate and ecological emergency their top priority

High Court brands police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests as unlawful

Extinction Rebellion has suggested that the Metropolitan Police could now see “hundreds” of arrested protestors pursuing legal action

The Global Strike for Climate launches today – but what’s it all about?

Millions of people around the world are expected to skip school or take time off work to draw attention to global warming and encourage governments to take action.

Animal Rebellion springs up to tackle dietary side of climate emergency

The new activist group has launched to call on the government to drive a shift to more environmentally-friendly vegan diets

‘Love Water’ campaign urges consumers to curb consumption

Businesses are also being urged to get involved and play their part to save water and protect the environment by reducing pollution and waste

Pakistan commits to planting 10 billion trees… sounds oak-ay

The scheme aims to help reduce the effects of climate change by absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide

UN, Chinese social media platform target air pollution

The UN has teamed up with China’s biggest social media network to intensify its campaigns on air pollution and other environmental issues such as marine litter. UN Environment has signed a strategic partnership with Weibo, which attracts 376 million active users monthly, in an effort to reach millions more people through social media in China. […]

Stella McCartney backs waste campaign to redesign fashion’s future

British fashion designer Stella McCartney is backing a campaign to reduce waste across the fashion industry. She has teamed up with environmental campaigner Ellen MacArthur, calling for a circular textile economy to be created to make fashion more sustainable. A new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation reveals the equivalent of one rubbish truck of […]

Young Londoners fight pollution

The toxic level of air pollution in London has driven some youngsters to don gas masks and start their own billboard campaign. ELN caught up with a trio of the activists to see what they think needs to change.