Presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, this film looks back at some of the UK Parliament’s great achievements – from the abolition of slavery to the creation of the NHS – before exploring the historic opportunity facing the next Parliament. Will MPs elected this spring put the UK on track for a low carbon economy, before it’s too late?
This is the launch video for The Robin Hood Tax campaign. A coalition of over 30 charities and non-profit organisations has come together to demand a very small tax on financial transactions to raise serious money for poor people at home and abroad.
Earth Hour 2010 aims to reach over one billion people in 1000 cities around the world to switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about climate change. Switch off and support people and wildlife threatened by climate change!
See what primary school children from all over the UK have been up to with The Great Plant Hunt since it launched in spring 09. For the free resources to take part yourself, visit www.greatplanthunt.org
3,500 runners, 100 cities, 35 countries = ‘One Giant Leap’ The world’s largest ever international parkour jam. Raising awareness of climate change and calling for an effective new global deal.
Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis and the Carbon Trust’s chief executive Tom Delay, launch, The Big Business Refit. The campaign aims to help around 3,000 businesses cut energy bills by £40m, and reduce carbon emissions by 26,000 tonnes through advice and interest free loans for equipment replacements.
His name is Rob, he hates the taste of animals, he hates saddos with too many gadgets and he hates his mother for always nagging him to drive up and see her. He is the man who does all the right things but for all the wrong reasons. Play his video confession – and yes he does eat his cat.
Stand by for Plug Out Boy. Created by the brilliant and brilliantly-named animator Ricky Martin, Plug Out Boy is a boy on a non-power trip to Plug Out everything that shouldn’t be on. That he is a line drawing on post-it notes sticking to walls shouldn’t obscure the fact that he is a hero we should all try and be like.
green.tv joins a crowd of 177000 at Glastonbury as the rain begins…
Greenpeace is celebrating ten years of victories for the Amazon Rainforest. But now they face their greatest challenge this year – at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen.