Climate EMERGENCY

What can I do?

 Actions we need to lobby our MP’s and Central Government to undertake

  • Call on and vote within the UN to make Ecocide a crime against peace – as with the Rome Statutes – see www.missionlifeforce.org
  • Commit to zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 with a clear and realistic timeline for action.
  • Promote and invest in renewable energy.
  • Phase out fossil fuel production, ban fracking and accept that fossil fuels have to be kept in the ground.
  • Divest all fossil fuel investments.
  • Promote tree planting on a rigorous scale.
  • Vigorously discourage deforestation through sanctions and trade embargoes.
  • Actively encourage improved home insulation.
  • Ban single use plastics before 2025.
  • Teach non- violent affirmative action within schools and communities and reduce defence spending.
  • Support armaments manufacturers to transition to peaceful technologies.
  • Transform agricultural subsidies to support the health of the planet and ourselves.
  • Lobby to make Ecocide a crime against peace within the UN.

Actions we need to lobby our councillors and local government to undertake

  • Ensure that no decision made by our county, district or parish councils will negatively impact on the well-being of our children’s children’s children.
  • Promote and invest in renewable energy.
  • Make Worcestershire a Frack Free zone.
  • Divest all fossil fuel investments.
  • Promote tree planting on a rigorous scale.
  • Actively encourage improved home insulation.
  • Ban single use plastics bottles within the county by 2022.
  • Encourage non- violent affirmative action within schools and communities.
  • Promote and use local, ecologically sound food systems that are good for our health.

Things that we can do:

  • Campaign for change within organizations and encourage others to make change.
  • Become conscious of how you spend your money – it makes a big difference – buy less of better longer lasting quality.
  • Switch to a green electricity provider.
  • Switch to an ecological bank.
  • Buy local ecologically produced food and fibres.
  • Eat less meat and dairy.
  • Buy less stuff.
  • Ensure whatever you buy can be recycled.
  • Plant trees.