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  • Blog Post: Solar farms opening doors to show power of home grown energy

    Guest post by Paul Barwell, Chief Executive of the Solar Trade Association Today, solar farms up and down the country will be opening their doors to the public in an effort to raise awareness about how solar works and the environmental benefits it can bring. It is Solar Independence Day. From Nottingham...
  • Blog Post: Cloud of CO2 as delegates head to Warsaw

    As delegates head to Warsaw for the United Nations climate talks, the World Meteorological Organisation announces that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are continuing an upward and accelerating trend, which is driving climate change and will shape the future of our planet for hundreds and thousands...
  • Blog Post: Climate change projections from IPCC?

    John Lanchbery, Principal Climate Advisor In the few days since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its report on climate science, there have been some liberal interpretations of what it says. One major source of confusion has been the IPCCs’ projections of future...
  • Blog Post: Wanderings abroad

    Blogger: Erica Howe, Communications Manager Having just returned from a once in a lifetime holiday to New Zealand and Borneo, it’s fair to say, i’m a little bit glum. Holiday blues have set in and I wish I was back there, amongst the mountains of New Zealand, the fresh air, the breath...
  • Blog Post: Think squirrels, think nuts.

    Headlines, tweets and status updates. Forty-five characters to tell everyone what's on your mind. For someone that is a fan of a nice quote, like me, nothing can be more addictive. This particular quote, from my friend Tom's facebook page made me laugh, even though I think he may well have borrowed...
  • Blog Post: The good ol' days

    I'm gutted. Wagon wheels don't have jam in them anymore. What's occurin'!? In the good ol' days that fake Wheely jam sat tenderly against its pure white mallow like a jumped up jammie dodger. But then in the good ol' days corncrakes croaked from the fields, corn buntings...
  • Blog Post: RSPB in climate change teach-in for Tessa Jowell

    Take 3 minutes out of your busy lives and watch RSPB climate campaigner Olly Watts and others from the Stop Climate Chaos Coaltion talking to Tessa Jowell about climate change here -
  • Blog Post: Green is Working! - see our new ads

    We launched our Green is Working campaign with the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition today. If you live in London – if you’re an MP, for example, on your way to work – then you might see these adverts around tube stations. The posters and the campaign are all about showing politicians...
  • Blog Post: Rising panic, hard choices and not many birds

    John Lanchbery, at the Doha UNFCCC conference Sunday, and I am just back from an early morning walk around the dhow wharf, one of last remnants of the old pearl fishing village of Doha. The rest of the city is brand, spanking new and stretches far out into the deserts of Qatar. Thanks to its huge...
  • Blog Post: Don’t Forget to Email David Cameron Today!

    You may remember us asking you to help us put pressure on PM David Cameron last week to show his support for 30% reduction in emissions target in his environmental speech this Thursday 26 th April. Well so far over 13,500 people have emailed the prime minister, including me, plus both Nick Clegg and...
  • Blog Post: Ask the Climate Question

    The RSPB and other partner organisations in the Stop Climate Chaos coalition have been in town halls in the run-up to the general election - organising people to ask their parliamentary candidates the climate question: If you're elected, what will you do to stop climate chaos? Of 50 'Ask the...
  • Blog Post: Cold snow and climate change

    Much of the UK is hunkering down for a weekend of expected snow. My friend Andrew, along with farmers across the land, will be bracing himself for a hard slog of feeding animals – he sent me this today from Wiltshire: It is January, when snow probably should be expected here, and it’s...
  • Blog Post: Biodiversity and people on the front line

    With climate change increasingly affecting wildlife and nature conservation, our new report published with Natural England and WWF-UK shows that the Earth's wildlife and natural systems are already showing significant impacts. It’s a timely to our political leaders - and to us all - just what's...
  • Blog Post: Update from Doha

    John Lanchbery, at the UNFCCC conference Two days to go at the global climate negotiations in Doha and the sun continues to shine outside, although not much light percolates through to the negotiations. Ministers have arrived now and with them have come the journalists; I am sitting next to John Vidal...
  • Blog Post: Big Climate Connection takes off

    Starting from today, over 1300 Stop Climate Chaos volunteers from across the country will be meeting their local MP to call on them to put climate change back on the top of the agenda. This couldn’t come at a more important time, with the climate negotiations in Cancun fast approaching and a new...
  • Blog Post: Beacons: stories for our not so distant future

    Guest blogger: Jim Densham, Senior Land-Use Policy Officer (climate) at RSPB Scotland Today a new short story book will be published. Beacons: stories for our not so distant future is a collection of fictional stories penned by some of the UK’s most well-known authors (including Adam Marek who...
  • Blog Post: Ensure David Cameron Shows Support for 30% Emissions Reduction Target!

    We’ve talked at length on this blog recently about the massive threat climate change poses to birds and other wildlife. Science is revealing example after example of birds, mammals and whole ecosystems that are being harmed by a warming world. Not only that but, we depend on the earth’s...