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London Climate Change Festival


Stop Ecocide

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Ecocide are looking to make environmental destruction a legal crime. This team are looking to rewrite the book on how we think about environmental issues. If you’re interested in their work and think you could help them make a difference then get in touch

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World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert – Fiona Harvey

Check out this Guardian article

Fiona Harvey discusses the necessity of investing in a greener future. With the deadline to take a final act before irreversible climate degradation, we need the world’s governments and leaders to begin taking decisive action to tackle the ensuing crisis.

Check it out here

4th May 2020

Doctors’ Public Health Poem: “What Future Do We Choose?”

We, a group of doctors, created this video because we believe it is our duty to promote good stewardship of our beautiful home-planet as a public health strategy; even more than prescribing medicines.  Because planetary health is the rock upon which human health sits, and right now it is crumbling beneath us. There will soon open up a window before us, as the coronavirus crisis lifts, for a real change of direction, and if we don’t leap at it with all the force we can muster we will slip back into old habits and waste valuable time.  We ask you to consider the wider context of health and take one small step today to support the planet.

16th April 2020

Make It Wild Nature Conservation

An inspirational family get back to nature and endeavour to make a difference.

In this film, they explain why they set up Make it Wild. You can see what they do at Here they explain how and when it all started, why they plant so many trees, why they think helping nature is important, some of the things they do, and some of the things they will be doing very soon. They also explain their unique approach to carbon offsetting, and how they can arrange tree dedications for individuals, and sponsored woodlands for groups and businesses. You can see inside their holiday cottage, inside our ancient woodlands, and walk along the river bank with us.

31st March 2020

Free issue of Resurgence & Ecologist – the change-makers magazine

Plus £5 off print or e-membership, exclusive to London Climate Change Festival

At a time when the crises in the world can seem ever more grim, Resurgence is a much-needed source of hope, inspiration, and practical proposals – an essential survival guide in difficult times.”
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A far cry from the doom and gloom of mainstream media, Resurgence & Ecologist magazine recognises the interconnectedness of today’s global challenges and offers systemic, positive and practical solutions to the most pressing issues of our time.

This pioneering publication has been at the forefront of the social and environmental justice movements for over 50 years. It connects readers with visionaries in environmental and social justice, the arts, activism, ethical living, wellbeing, philosophy and spirituality, politics, economics, science and health.

Subscription to this beautifully-illustrated, bi-monthly magazine gives you access to its 50+ year archive. This collection of timeless, trailblazing articles have made this publication a leading voice in diagnosing the climate and ecological crises that has become all too apparent today. It is a resource that supports the wellbeing of its readers through these uncertain times. 

Resurgence & Ecologist unites an inspired community of change-makers, seeking justice for both people and the planet. Join the movement now! Get £5 off print or e-membership when you use code WLCCF*

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29th March 2020

Survey for Masters Degree student at Erasmus University of Rotterdam

Thank you for taking your time to complete this Survey!

The Plastic Less Movement, is an organization trying to make a positive change for the environment. Within this Survey, we would like you to help us evaluate a possible advertisement we want to launch and gain some insights to design our campaign.

The Survey is completely anonymous and will take approximately 3 minutes to complete. Your participation is voluntary, and you are free to withdraw from the Survey at any point.

All collected data will be held confidential and not shared with third parties.

Kind regards,
The Plastic Less Movement

25th March 2020

Coronavirus: Are we masking the truth about its effect on the climate crisis?
Andy Chappel

There have been good news stories all over the world in recent weeks; communities coming together to support vulnerable, musicians streaming online shows for fans, fundraising events for struggling charities, and online sessions for just about every hobby you can think of. In Japan, there has been romance over loo roll, and maybe most bizarrely: an obsession with live-streams of construction has emerged in China, yep… Cement mixers have become celebrities… (I’ll leave you to google ‘forklift porn’ in your own time)… Read full article

24th March 2020

Sophia Priolo Vlog ##2

Here is another bit of constructive brain musings I had this morning. Really had a think about how to find positivity in a situation that seems so dire… In this time of severe uncertainty and confusion….here are some things for which I am CERTAIN I am grateful:

• Time to work on the skills I have wanted to explore for years but ‘never had time’ (writing, ukulele, voice, languages).
• Time to let my constructive imagination and creativity take flight to conjure and act upon all the projects and endeavors I ‘have never had time for’.
• Time to get my body in the best possible physical shape.
• Time to talk with family and friends I never seem to ‘have time for’.
• Technology to connect to people and news around the world.
• Time to refocus on what matters in life (my faith, family, environment, life choices) and put the other things in perspective (career, status, achievements, social standing).
• Time to learn how to live frugally and to conserve, reuse, and recycle.
• Time to learn about the state of our world and environment and my contribution to it.
• Time to keep my house clean and organize the chaos.
• Time to pray for our world and it’s people.
• Time to love fiercely and sacrificially.
• Time to be of help to others.
• Time to give.
• Time to receive.
• Time to educate.
• Time to explore.
• Time to create.
• Time to rest.
• Time to trust.
• Time to breathe.
We now have TIME. Let’s use it. 🌍❤🌎


23rd March 2020

Sophia Priolo Vlog #1

15th March 2020

CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT: Due to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19 / coronavirus, the London premiere of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike has been postponed. The play, which was due to open at the Charing Cross Theatre on 21st March, will now open later this year, with dates to be announced.

The London Climate Change Festival, which was in part inspired by Christopher Durang’s play, and scheduled to run alongside the production at the Charing Cross Theatre, will also not take place as planned due to the current situation.

The safety of all our attendees, participants, staff and volunteers is paramount and therefore we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the Festival in its present form. We are hugely proud of the inspirational, educational and entertaining programme the Festival promised to deliver on the critical issue of Climate Change, and grateful to the many distinguished speakers, activists and performers who offered their time and talent for free. We hope it will be possible to record videos or podcasts of much of the content and share it digitally in the coming weeks and months.

Please continue to follow us on social media for updates. Patrons who have booked for events should consult their point of purchase for refunds.

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