Category | Campaigns

Help 10:10 Go Global – Cut Carbon 10% by 2010

Posted on 22 October 2009

10:10 is a clever and ambitious yet simple project which is aiming to get all sectors of the UK together, whether that’s businesses, individuals, organisations, educational institutions, to reduce their carbon emissions by 10% in 2010. Now, when I first heard about 10:10 I wondered why this project was any different to other carbon cutting [...]

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Grassroot greening

Posted on 14 July 2009

If I could say one thing to the world’s Governments about climate change, I would repeat the words of Elvis: “A little less conversation, a little more action please”. The world leaders talk and talk about tackling climate change, yet few seem to be taking positive action. Across the world, there are hundreds probably thousands [...]

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Help protect girls in Africa – recycle your undies

Posted on 16 May 2009

Update Aug 09 – The HOTmilk campaign has now finished but Knickers4Africa still need your help. If you have underwear that you would like to donate please contact Emma at emma@knickers4africa.org.uk. Visit www.knickers4africa.org.uk to find out more. The other day my mum told me about a scheme which helps protect women and girls from sexual [...]

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The People’s OBE award for Pete Postlethwaite

Posted on 26 March 2009

Green Girls Global friend Katie Keegan, founder of the fantastic One Green Earth, presented Pete Postlethwaite with an award from the people. Here’s what Katie says and asks for your support for Pete. Over to you Katie…. On Sunday 15th March at the premiere of the Age of Stupid Pete Postlethwaite pledged to return his [...]

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Support our Green Guy & Water Aid

Posted on 15 January 2009

If you haven’t popped over to Green Guys Global lately you will have missed the news that our very own Green Guy Gareth is about to set off to the Arctic. That’s right, whilst the rest of us (well me) are moaning and complaining about a bit of frost and ice here in the UK [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Changing The World

Posted on 30 March 2008

Have you ever really wanted to do something, to change the world, but felt totally insignificant? Ever thought that just one person couldn’t make a difference? “A Beginner’s Guide To Changing The World” (formerly called “For Tibet, With Love”) is about just that. [Published by Harper One: ISBN 0060834528] It describes the incredible journey of [...]

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Cycling to Save our Seas – Update

Posted on 10 September 2007

Those of you who read Vicky’s post titled ‘cycling to save our seas’ on August 20th may have wondered how my sponsored bike ride went and how the campaign is going. Well, the three day bike ride and tour of Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight was a great success – the sun was [...]

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Cycling to Save our Seas

Posted on 20 August 2007

When my friend Anna-Lisa told me about her adventurous plans to carry out a fundraising bike ride with her fiance over the bank holiday period I was so impressed by her energy and committment I wanted to share it with you. Anyone who gives up a potentially lazy long weekend to raise awareness about the [...]

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The First Carbon Neutral Triathlon

Posted on 18 July 2007

My sister is in the process of trying to help organise the first carbon neutral triathlon (A swim followed by a cycle ride and then a run for those non-sporty people of you out there) with her club Crystal Palace. Anyone who has ever taken part in a triathlon or has been to watch one [...]

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Live The Change

Posted on 07 April 2007

Hello Everyone! I haven’t posted in a while as I’ve been out recovering from a pretty major surgery a few weeks ago. All is well now and I’m starting to get my energy back and feel like myself again. My doctor is encouraging me to walk as my strength permits me (and the pain medication [...]

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