Climate

Doing good with your money - where next for OwnIt?

25 Jan 2021

We’ve tested and flexed OwnIt to empower women to do good with their money. Where next for this exciting initiative?

How one car kickstarted a local green revolution

Joanna Watson17 Nov 2020

Christian Graham explains how one community-owned electric car kickstarted a local green revolution in his hometown in North Wales.

Finding hope in the green belt

Mark Thurstain03 Nov 2020

Mark Thurstain of Geofutures explains how they partnered with Friends of the Earth to plot the locations of potential Hope Spots in Bath and Bristol’s green belt

How a peer learning approach to personal finance inspired Know Better Food

Joanna Watson03 Nov 2020

Kate Ford of Better Food Traders explains why they were inspired to trial OwnIt's peer learning approach to help people make better food choices.

How might we use AI to address our biggest challenges?

Mary Stevens27 Oct 2020

Mary Stevens welcomes progress on linking AI, climate and community action and shows how it could help deliver practical environmental projects.

How a new mapping tool identifies potential for doubling tree cover

Joanna Watson16 Sep 2020

How a ground breaking mapping tool empowers activists to talk to landowners about creating new tree cover.

Own It: team up to take climate action

05 May 2020

Why is now the time for women to come together to take climate action with their finances, and what is the best way to do it?

The puzzle of land for trees: supporting communities to find the missing pieces

Mary Stevens03 Apr 2020

Mary Stevens shares our work in finding land for trees as a natural climate solution.

Future Forest Fund: how to grow a better future

Joanna Watson31 Jan 2020

How an investment product for young people could unlock finance for woodland creation

From hot spots to hope spots. Bringing a wildly different green belt to life.

Mary Stevens15 Jan 2020

The climate crisis is motivating people to plant trees and make space for nature to recover. Can we use a local mapping tool to show them where to start?

Community rewilding incubator

Danny Gross21 Nov 2019

How a community-led rewilding incubator could engage people in land management decisions as a beacon for other areas. 

Why women talking money works for the climate

Mary Stevens04 Oct 2019

How peer-to-peer support motivates women to take climate action with their money.

The people's renewables revolution

Hugh Knowles04 Sep 2019

Using the Feed-in Tariff to ensure poorer communities benefit from renewable energy.

How growing trees could connect communities in a climate forest jigsaw

Joanna Watson22 Aug 2019

Paul Preece shares his reflections on a 3-week sprint to re-imagine the green belt.

Kale Yeah!

19 Feb 2019

A loyalty scheme getting students to eat less meat.