Greater Fairness

How can we address the challenge of greater fairness?

Your latest stories addressing greater fairness

Food Connect

Providing a zero-emissions service to transport surplus food from businesses to communities.

  • Air pollution
  • Waste
  • Greater fairness
  • Transport
  • Circular Economy

Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-op

Enabling people in Sussex to heat and power their properties with clean, community-owned energy.

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

Charge My Street

Installing and operating community electric vehicle chargepoints.

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

Repowering

Empowering communities to fund, install and manage their own clean, local energy.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Buildings

Schools’ Energy Co-operative

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

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

People's Energy

Offering renewable electricity with some of the lowest prices on the market.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

Think big locally

Why greater fairness?

Climate change deepens divisions. It is the old, the disenfranchised and the marginalised residents in our towns and cities who are most exposed to the risks from increasing heat waves, flooding, droughts and severe weather storms. Climate change is unjust. Poorer communities are more likely to live around the sources of pollution responsible for warming, like busy roads and industrial sites, and suffer worse consequences. Such inequitable outcomes exacerbate injustice, racism and poverty. We need greater impartiality in our policies and responses that address the environmental harm we cause. Climate change is unfair. Our response must not be.

All Related Initiatives

Food Connect

Providing a zero-emissions service to transport surplus food from businesses to communities.

  • Air pollution
  • Waste
  • Greater fairness
  • Transport
  • Circular Economy

Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-op

Enabling people in Sussex to heat and power their properties with clean, community-owned energy.

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

Charge My Street

Installing and operating community electric vehicle chargepoints.

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

Repowering

Empowering communities to fund, install and manage their own clean, local energy.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Buildings

Schools’ Energy Co-operative

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

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

People's Energy

Offering renewable electricity with some of the lowest prices on the market.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

LILAC – Low Impact Living Affordable Community

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

  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Buildings
  • Energy
  • Land Use

Energise Barnsley

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

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN)

Transforming the energy economy in the local area.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

Low Carbon Hub

Developing a decentralised, locally-owned renewable energy infrastructure.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Buildings

Power Circle

Making clean energy affordable to all, helping all sections of the community to benefit.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Buildings
  • Circular Economy

Library of Things

Creating places in the community where you borrow instead of buy items and learn how to use them.

  • Consumerism
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Circular Economy
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