A Thousand Climate Action Stories

Discover a high-impact, low-carbon initiative

Schools’ Energy Co-operative

Installing community-funded solar panel systems on schools across the country, free of charge.

Rother
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Energy

Starpath

Creating zero-energy, light-responsive pathways.

Cambridge
  • Carbon emissions
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Energy
  • Transport

LILAC – Low Impact Living Affordable Community

Changing our broken housing system to make it fairer and provide more security.

Leeds
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Built Environment
  • Energy
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture

Highland Galvanizers

Increasing the lifespan of motorway crash barriers through re-use and refurbishment.

East Lothian
  • Carbon emissions
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy
  • Transport

Reuse Shop by Bristol Waste

Providing household items to residents by diverting good quality items from the waste stream.

Bristol
  • Carbon emissions
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Zero Waste Leeds

Building a movement to help make Leeds a zero waste city by 2030.

Leeds
  • Carbon emissions
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

The Natural Curriculum Hub, Liverpool John Moores University

Promoting the use of Forest School and outdoor learning approaches.

Liverpool
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Excessive consumption
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Biodiversity & Nature

Energise Barnsley

Leading the way in community energy solar PV with battery storage.

Barnsley
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Energy

Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN)

Transforming the energy economy in the local area.

Cornwall
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

Whitby Esk Energy

Generating clean energy from a community-owned hydroelectric turbine.

Scarborough
  • Carbon emissions
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Energy

Car-Free School Streets

Making streets outside schools free from cars for pupils at the start and end of the school day.

UK
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Anti-Idling Toolkit

Putting a stop to idling engines in local neighbourhoods.

UK
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

WOW Year-Round Walk To School Challenge

Encouraging more children to walk to school on a regular basis.

UK
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Community Street Audits

Evaluating the quality of streets and spaces from the viewpoint of the people who use them.

UK
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Low Carbon Hub

Developing a decentralised, locally-owned renewable energy infrastructure.

Oxford
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Built Environment

Norwich Car-Free Day

Showing, for a day, how Norwich could be with vastly fewer cars: quieter, safer, and cleaner.

Norwich
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport