Put down your spoon because the Great Big Green Week is only a few weeks away, and you’re invited!
The Great Big Green what now?
The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest call for action on climate change. From 18 to 26 September 2021 there’ll be thousands of events and activities up and down the country to show decision makers that people from all walks of life are stepping up to take action on climate change - and we need them to step up too.
Why is this happening in September?
The UK is hosting a huge climate summit, called COP26, this November. This is a HUGE opportunity for leaders to make necessary and urgent commitments to action against climate change.
COP26 is also the reason communities around the country are coming together for the Great Big Green Week.
If our government takes strong action now, it can set us on a cleaner, greener, fairer path to restore the UK’s natural environment, protect the world’s most vulnerable people and provide hundreds of thousands of new jobs across our communities.
For our government to act with ambition on climate change, politicians need to hear that we want them to act. The Great Big Green Week is our opportunity to come together, make some noise and ensure our leaders hear our calls for action.
How can I get involved?
The good news is there’s loads of ways you can get involved and support the Great Big Green Week.
- Save the date
Summer is flying by so make sure you have 18th to 26th September in your diaries!
- Find an event near you
This handy map shows all the events happening up and down the country which you can join. And psst, we’ve also got a few exciting events in the pipeline as part of the Great Big Green Week so keep your eyes peeled!
- Host your own event
If there’s not yet an event in your local area, why not host your own! The Great Big Green Week website has all the information you need to support you in running an event.
- Invite your MP to your local event
Email your MP using the customisable template here. Simply type in your postcode, make the message your own and then it will be sent straight to your MP’s inbox.
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