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Who are the climate leaders in your community?

  • by JW

Looking for ‘One Step Greener’ Ambassadors to showcase their stories at COP26.


It’s now three months to go before the government’s big event on what we can do to mitigate climate change:

COP26: 100 days to go – Vision Group for Sidmouth

And to help push the agenda, the government have launched a campaign to find ‘climate leaders’:

Nationwide search for climate leaders launched – GOV.UK

As reported from Annandale in Galloway:

Toby McCartney, who is one of the co-founders of Lockerbie plastic roads firm MacRebur, is among the first 13 ambassadors to be announced. They will be encouraging the country to follow their green footsteps and play their part in tackling climate change…

The search is now on for another 13 individuals to join them at COP26 in Glasgow in November, to mark the 26th climate summit and to share their stories. Nominations are being sought from communities of everyday climate leaders who symbolise the best in UK climate leadership and whose stories will be showcased at the crucial summit in November.

Plastic warrior named as green ambassador – DNG Online Limited

As showcased on these pages last year:

Alternatives to asphalt concrete – Vision Group for Sidmouth

With more on the project from the Energy Live website:

With less than 100 days to go for the climate change summit, the government is calling on people to join the ‘One Step Greener’ movement on social media by sharing how they are playing their part in saving the environment, championing climate leaders in their communities and inspiring others to follow their lead.

People will also be able to nominate those in their communities who they believe are making a big difference in the fight against climate change and have the chance to become ‘One Step Greener’ Ambassadors and showcase their stories at COP26.

UK launches nationwide search for climate leaders – Energy Live News

And from the official website:

In the run up to COP26, we want to celebrate the steps people across the UK are taking in their daily life for the planet – to help and inspire others take #OneStepGreener.

In the lead up to COP26 we will be working with 26 #OneStepGreener Ambassadors; the extraordinary, everyday, people who are going above and beyond for the climate. #OneStepGreener Ambassadors symbolise the very best in UK climate leadership and will inspire the public to follow in their footsteps ahead of COP26.

#ONESTEPGREENER – Together For Our Planet

It’s very straightforward:

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to be a #OneStepGreener Ambassador?

If so, we want to hear the story of those green achievements.