Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is all about economic equality. One aspect of this topic that affects us all is banking: banks invest your money—mostly in big business and other banks & financial institutions. Who is looking after your money, and how much do you know about what they do with it? […]
A quick update on three of our recent themes: Our Shared Environment, Grub’s Up and Taking a Stand. Resisting Fracking In January & February this year, you took action against fracking, supporting Friends of the Earth’s petition to let local communities have a say over possible fracking in their area. At the same time, an […]
5th – 24th February is the time to #ShowtheLove! Pop into the Hub to join in with Climate Coalition’s annual campaign.
Help local communities stay Frack-free! Our current theme here at the Hub Our Shared Environment is all about celebrating the parts of our local and global environment that we love, and standing up for them. One threat to our shared environment that particularly affects local communities here in the UK is fracking. ‘Hydraulic fracturing’, better […]
There are many parts of our local environment that we share and enjoy together, but sometimes take for granted. These spaces that we love are under threat from issues such as air pollution, poor waste management and loss of green spaces: our local environment needs us to stand up for it! It starts by sharing and […]
Our theme Taking a Stand is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of ways you can support people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Loujain al-Hathloul is a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender. In 2014, she defied Saudi’s driving ban for women by attempting to drive into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates. She was detained for 73 days by the security forces. Thanks to the work of Loujain and her fellow campaigners, the ban on women […]
Image: Woodley Wonder Works CC BY 2.0 Our theme Grub’s Up is all about making our food more sustainable. Partly that’s about shifting away from Factory Farming to small-scale sustainable food production. But it’s also about what we do with or food once it’s produced. Currently, around a third of all the food we produce […]
Image: Take Back Your Health Conference CC BY 2.0 Food is an essential part of our everyday lives, so the choices we make about what eat, can have an impact. But with so many options it can be confusing to know what actions to take. Here are our top tips for eating sustainably: Eat less […]
21st September is the International Day of Peace! Established by the United Nations (UN) in 1981 it’s an opportunity to celebrate the work of peacebuilders around the world, connect with other people who care about peace, and get inspired to take action. This year, the theme of the day is Human Rights – celebrating 70 […]