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Why Take Action?

Climate change is considered to be one of the greatest threats to our way of life. While we can take measures now to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the benefits won’t be apparent for some time. It is inevitable that past emissions will cause changes to our climate over the next 30 to 40 years. This is why it is so important that we increase our understanding and take action today to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Global Effects

Our world is warming up. The evidence is undeniable. A rise in our planet's mean temperature would be catastrophic for our way of life.

Explore the impact of a global temperature rise of 4 degrees >

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse Effect is the term given to the process that is causing the Earth to warm up. It is a process that affects us in many different ways and has huge consequences for the future of our planet.

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In the next 24 hours, deforestation will release as much CO2 into the atmosphere as 8 million people flying from London to New York. Destruction of the world's forests must stop.

Find out why >

5 important reasons why trees matter

Trees are the Earth's lungs. Their root systems help to hold our planet together. Forests are home to 300 million people, and 1.6 billion people live off them.

Learn why trees are so important >

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UK Effects

With people talking about glaciers and rainforests, it's easy to think of climate change as something that doesn't really effect us here in the UK, but we are already seeing the effects of climate change in the UK

UK Effects >