climate change

Cardiff Wakes up to climate change

People holding up umbrellas and mobile phones

Climate flash mob in Queen Street, Cardiff. Photo: Julian Rosser, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

Members of Cardiff Friends of the Earth joined thousands of people around the world in calling on our leaders to wake up to climate change on 21 September. We were there for the first ever Climate Flashmob on Queen Street, Cardiff.

Support a strong 2020 climate target

Large march of people with banners.

March in London demanding action on climate change.

The Government is currently deciding how much we should cut our climate changing emissions by 2020. It is crucial that we make big cuts, immediately, if we are to avoid dangerous climate change.

Meeting the challenge

The Committee on Climate Change, which was set up to advise the Government, has produced two options for a 2020 target:

The I count rally

View of climate change demonstrators and stage, trafalgar Square, London

The I Count climate change rally, Trafalgar Square, London. Photo: © Paul Anderson

The I Count rally

London 4 November 2006

Climate change talk - Riverside Labour Party

Coal fired power station and cooling towers

Drax Power Station. Photo: Ian Britton/www.FreeFoto.com

Big Ask Day of Action - report

Brown faces the wrong direction on climate change

Cardiff Friends of the Earth tell Gordon Brown to include aviation and shipping in the Climate Change Bill. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Cardiff Friends of the Earth took part in a national day of action in support of the Big Ask campaign on the 5th April 2008.

Julie Morgan signs climate change bill EDM

Julie Morgan MP supporting a strong Climate Change Bill

Julie Morgan MP supporting a strong Climate Change Bill. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

** Campaign update **

The Climate Change Bill is now law. It includes targets that will allow the UK to cut carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.

This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.

Julie Morgan MP supports The Big Ask

Julie Morgan with members of Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Julie Morgan supporting the Big Ask. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Julie Morgan MP backs strong climate change action

9 February 2008

Friends of the Earth's The Big Ask campaign got a boost from Julie Morgan MP who showed her support for strong action on climate change when she visited Ty Gwyrdd, the environmentally-friendly house at the Welsh History Museum, St Fagans.

The Big Ask in Merthyr Tydfil

Member of the public signing a Big Ask postcard

Member of the public signing a Big Ask postcard in Merthyr Tydfil. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

The Big Ask in Merthyr Tydfil

1 February 2008

Global climate change day of action

Large column of protesters with placards in a city street.

Group Members take global warming message to US Embassy in London. Photo: ecass Global Climate Campaign

Global Day of Action on Climate Change

8 December 2007 - London

The Big Ask in Whitchurch

Members of Cardiff Friends of the Earth in Whitchurch, Cardiff

Members of the public sending The Big Ask postcards to their MPs. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

** Campaign update **

Campaign success - The Climate Change Act is now law and includes three per cent year on year reductions in carbon emissions.

This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.

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