How could your local authority take climate action? There is an almost endless list of things local authorities (LA’s) can do to help reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Recently, one of the major ways LA’s are reducing the effects of climate change is by creating and using more renewable energy sources. Yes, something as simple… Continue reading How could your local authority take climate action?
Could your local council help save the planet? You might not think it, but your local council could help us save the planet. That’s right – the same people that sort out your bin collections and your parking – have the power to take incredible climate action, and help us limit global warming. Local… Continue reading Could your local council help save the planet?
Why I Joined the People’s Plan The People’s Plan is run by a team of fantastic volunteers, who offer up their time to help put people’s voices at the heart of a green and just recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic! We wanted to introduce to some of our team members, and give you an idea… Continue reading Why I Joined the People’s Plan
How can Gamification help to increase climate engagement? Why do we need more climate engagement? In the past few years, climate change has become a more prominent public issue and a new movement highlighting the climate emergency has emerged. Despite this, politicians still often lack a clear sense of the wider public’s view, also known… Continue reading How can Gamification help to increase climate engagement?
Intersectional Environmentalism: What we can learn from LGBTQ+ solidarity February was LGBT+ history month, and colleagues from the People’s Plan came together to discuss what we could learn about LGBT+ history, how LGBT+ issues intersect with the climate crisis, and how as an organisation, we can be better allies. Patrick, from the external engagement team,… Continue reading LGBT+ History Month
TEDxPeoplesPlan – Beyond the Climate Crisis Bubble In October 2020, the People’s Plan hosted a TEDxCountdown event to reflect on the importance of bursting the climate crisis bubble, bringing more diverse stakeholders to the table and turning ideas into action. To do this, we invited a panel of fantastic speakers to give their unique insights… Continue reading TEDxPeoplesPlan
The Case for a Gamified Approach to Local Policy Making Over the last two years, we’ve seen a groundswell of climate action. By late 2020, almost three quarters, or around 300 of the just over 400 local authorities across the UK declared a climate emergency. These declarations were accompanied by targets for net zero carbon… Continue reading The Case for a Gamified Approach to Local Policy Making
Gamification For Grownups: What is Gamification? Our current world is so advanced and new exciting tech is coming out all the time. The workforce of the future can already code in their sleep, and a raspberry pie isn’t primarily known to be a sweet foodstuff anymore. However, if like me, you struggle to turn… Continue reading Gamification For Grownups
Petition – Rebuilding the Economy over Lockdown Thank you to all of you who signed our petition ‘Rebuild the economy out of lockdown with a Green New Deal’. Together we achieved 27, 766 signatures! Our initial aim was to push the Government to debate in parliament and eventually create a 10 year radical investment… Continue reading Petition: Rebuilding the Economy after Lockdown
Changing the World: One Episode at a Time People’s plan volunteer Shannon recently featured on an episode of the ‘Changemakers Stories’ podcast, explaining the benefits of a Green New Deal. The podcast seeks to raise awareness about innovative approaches to altering our behaviour, society and economy for a more sustainable future. Each episode focuses on… Continue reading Change Makers Stories Podcast