That little bit of atmosphere is all we've got Flash floods in Ludlow Vapour trails over the isle of Annet in Scilly on an otherwise cloudless day Our duck race team Our very own Forest Garden All Electric: 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds, Range 200+ miles Top Speed 120 New generation Electric Cars 100 mile range The Duck Races - in May every year Electric Bikes - Healthy and good for our hills MP Philip Dunne racing by pedal power
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Obama Tells it Like it is

Climate change is happening now, and the human race is causing most of it. That is not opinion, it's fact. The rest is politics.  So says President Obama, announcing the Clean Power Plan for America.  What a shame our own government is abandoning its leading position at the very moment the rest of the world is ...

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They Won’t Thank You

People, we know would rather not think about climate change; but they also don't want to appear stupid, or selfish, or misinformed, so they will take a stance that appears to be rational and informed but rejects the notion of climate change or its implications. The most popular denial is that the climate is always changing, the implication ...

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Short-sighted Government ‘Giving the Wrong Message’ over Renewables

We in Stretton Climate Care have responded in strong terms to government consultations on the latest proposals to undermine renewable energy provision.  We are very disappointed with the number of initiatives the government has pursued which will inevitably result in increased carbon emissions from fossil fuels, and nudge people into thinking that cutting carbon emissions is ...

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Pension Funds are Getting out of Big Carbon

We all know that Governments don't look much past the next election, hence our current government's strange behaviour in the run-up to the Paris climate change talks.  However, the pensions industry has a thirty year horizon, and fund managers are talking about decarbonising their portfolios.  The Swedish public pension fund Fjärde AP-fonden (AP4) sought to mitigate the climate-related risk ...

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Have a laugh, but think about this..

In 2013, comedian-musician Tim Minchin addressed graduates at the University of Western Australia where he was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree. Minchin is a graduate of UWA.  His speech is optimistic, witty, irreverent and telling; especially his  comment 7.33 minutes into this speech, when he says "The idea that many Australians...believe that ...

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Congratulations to the National Trust!

Stretton Climate Care congratulates the National Trust on 50 years of conservation work.  We are indeed lucky to live in this area and to have such a partner helping to protect our local environment.  Please share this video with your friends! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3VJEr3b3fs&feature=youtu.be

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Let the People Decide!

Sept 12 Electric Car Day a sell-out!

We knew it! There are so many electric and hybrid cars on the market, and so much interest (what with Stretton being the Electric Car Capital of Shropshire), that we are now officially full and may have to spill over to the other side of the Lion Meadow Car Park on September 12th. Apart from the rivalry ...

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