Local Groups and Alliances

There are groups campaigning on climate change and related issues around the country - some are listed below, but we know the list is not exhaustive. If you've got information about local campaigning that you'd like us to share, get in touch - info@campaigncc.org. You might also want to check the Friends of the EarthGreenpeaceWDM and Frack Off websites for details of their local groups.

If you are thinking of setting up a new group to campaign on climate change, and you'd like some help, get in touch. You may find our resources page useful. 

Manchester

Manchester Campaign against Climate Change has mainly been focusing on fracking: check out the Frack Free Greater Manchester website for recent activities. To get involved, contact Judy Paskell on 07952 343755, 0161 773 6211 or judy.paskell [at] gmail.com.

Lancaster

Lancaster Climate Action is a network of activists in Lancaster committed to taking action on climate change and putting the climate on the agenda.

Sheffield

The Sheffield Climate Alliance is an alliance of local organisations and individuals who are pressing for fair and effective action to tackle climate change. The network is hosted by Sheffield Campaign against Climate Change.

Brighton

Brighton Climate Action Network brings together individuals and organisations in the Brighton and surrounds who are acting on climate change.

Oxford

In Oxford and Oxfordshire more broadly, there are a diverse range of groups involved in climate campaigning. Recently many of these came together to set up a Climate and Flooding Alliance, linking the vulnerability of the area to climate-increased risk of flooding and the need for urgent emissions cuts. To find out more about the alliance and other campaigns, contact Jonathan Neale (findjonathan@hotmail.com) or Daniel Scharf (rippington@waitrose.com).

Derby

Derby Climate Coalition is a coalition comprising of a number of local groups active in addressing the solutions to climate change, holding occasional general meetings; the steering group meets on a monthly basis. Anyone interested, both as individuals and as organisations, is welcome to join and attend meetings. Contact DerbyClimateCoalition@gmail.com or 07876 595993.

Kirklees

Kirklees Campaign against Climate Change links campaigners in the Huddersfield and Kirklees area.

Portsmouth

Portsmouth Climate Action Network is a network of people who are calling for urgent action to cut carbon emissions in the Portsmouth area.

Norfolk

Climate Hope Action in Norfolk is a new independent group, dedicated to raising public awareness of climate change, who have continued to put pressure on the government to act in line with the Paris Agreement, following the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21).

Swindon

Swindon Climate Action Network  is active in Swindon and the surrounding areas, campaigning on local and national issues.

Leicester

Leicester Friends of the Earth have set up a Facebook group to help anyone interested locally join up in planning the 'Road to Paris'

Brent

Brent Campaign against Climate Change organises a variety of campaigning events, including last year's students climate change conference.

London

In London, the Time to Act group of volunteers meets fortnightly, currently on Wednesdays - contact info@campaigncc.org or keep an eye on this website for details of the next meeting.

Edinburgh

Contact Matthew Crighton matthewcrighton@gmail.com or Aaron Thierry athierry@staffmail.ed.ac.uk

Nottingham

This Changes Nottingham are calling for less rehtoric and more action as they support the fight against climate change.

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Action on Climate Change (Glosacc) are currently rebooting their campaign in the wake of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Southampton

Southampton Climate Conversations is a group of organisations and individuals working on sustainability issues across the city of Southampton.