Climate and Energy

G8 Summit 2007

Man signing petition

Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Make the G8 countries tackle climate change on 6-8 June 2007 the leaders of the G8 and the five other most polluting countries in the world meet in Heiligendamm, Germany. These 13 men and women will decide the fate of the world's climate. The stakes couldn't be higher.

Between them, the G8+5 countries at this summit produce over 70 per cent of climate change gases.

The Government's Climate Change Bill

Three young people holding messages supporting The Big Ask campaign

Young people in Cardiff Ask the Big Question. Photo: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

** Campaign update **

Campaign success - the Climate Change Law includes the annual 3 per cent reduction in carbon emissions.energize

The Big Ask is a campaign which is demanding that the Government reduces carbon emissions across the UK by 3 per cent year on year.

The Stern Report

Large crowd of demonstrators with banners and placards

Climate Change Rally, London. Photo: © babarji

Cardiff Big Ask Live picture gallery

Crosbi performing at The Big Ask Live, Cardiff

Crosbi performing at The Big Ask Live, Cardiff

Camera performing at The Big Ask Live, Cardiff

Camera performing at The Big Ask Live, Cardiff

Photos: Lyndsey Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Cut Europe's carbon emissions

Low energy light bulb

Climate scientists say release of climate change gases into the atmosphere will cause major changes to global whether patterns. This is already causing parts of the polar ice sheets to melt raising sea levels. Other global changes predicted include:

Cardiff Friends of the Earth help fight climate change

Young people with slogans supporting The Big Ask Campaign

Young people supporting the Big Ask Campaign. Photo: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Climate Change Demo Cardiff

Three young people holding banner saying Prevent climate change

Good advice from concerned young people Photo: Tom Strickland

22nd April 2006

To recognise Earth Day, a march was organised by Campaign Against Climate Change. Around 150 people took their concerns about climate change on to the streets of Cardiff, marching past shoppers on Cardiff's busy Queen Street.

The Big Ask Live

Supporters at The Big Ask Live in Cardiff

Camera, Crosbi and Halflight ask The Big Question at the Big Ask Live in Cardiff. Photo: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

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Climate Change Tour Comes to Cardiff

Rising Welsh acts Crosbi, Camera and Halflight performed on 13th April in support of The Big Ask, Friends of the Earth’s national climate change campaign.

Kyoto Climate Change March

Two Careiff Friends of the Earth members with a banner saying global warming - Bush's weapon of mass destruction

Group Members take global warming message to US Embassy in London

Kyoto Climate Change March

12 February 2005 - London

Yes to Scarweather Wind Farm Assembly Demo

Tug-of-war between ordinary people and the nuclear lobby

Local group members stage a tug-of-war between renewable energy and nuclear power outside National Assembly. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

Yes to Scarweather Wind Farm Assembly Demonstration

Environmental campaigners from all over Wales staged a tug-of-war between nuclear energy and renewable energy outside the National Assembly building.

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