Fracking: Don’t drill under our homes

12 Jan 15

The government is trying to change the law so big energy firms can drill for gas under our homes – without asking us. But together we can stop these plans in their tracks. To change the law, they need MPs to vote for it in...

Bees: Liz Truss MP receives our giant card

24 Jul 14

This morning, 38 Degrees members handed the world’s most-signed greetings card – signed by a whopping 125,000 of us – to the new environment secretary Liz Truss MP. In it, a clear message: protect our bees. Together, 38 Degrees members asked Truss to do everything...

Bees: Tell the new environment secretary to protect them!

15 Jul 14

Could today mark the fresh start we desperately need for Britain’s beloved bees? Owen Paterson – the minister responsible for bees – has been given the boot in today’s cabinet reshuffle. He’s been replaced by Conservative MP Liz Truss. Now Liz Truss has a choice:...

Will Barclays invest in destroying the Great Barrier Reef?

18 Jun 14

HSBC, Deutsche Bank, RBS… now Barclays? Today, thousands of 38 Degrees members joined hundreds of thousands of other people from Australia to Germany fighting to protect Australia’s priceless Great Barrier Reef from the Abbot Point development – where Adani, a mega coal company, want to...

Frome plane tree saved!

11 Apr 14

38 Degrees Member Julian from Frome heard that a landmark local tree was at risk of being chopped down by developers, so he started a petition on Campaigns by You to stop them. Last week they had some great news, the tree was saved! Here’s...

Air pollution

3 Apr 14

The air we breathe has a direct impact on our health. But across huge swathes of the UK, the air is so dirty that the government’s been taken to court. We’ve failed to meet even minimum EU standards for clean air. In the past week...