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Green jobs in Cumbria

26 Oct 21

Did you know that Cumbria could create a massive 9,000 new green jobs? A green job is any job in a ‘green’ industry like wind or solar power – and they really are the future. With the government trying to reduce the amount of pollution...

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Petition Hand-in: Marks & Spencer’s “responsibly sourced” salmon

13 Aug 21

Over 116,000 38 Degrees supporters have piled in, and signed the petition calling on Marks and Spencer to stop labelling unsustainable, factory farmed salmon as “responsibly sourced”. So today we handed that petition directly into M&S’ head office in London – and thanks to the...

February

People Power in February 2021

1 Mar 21

During February 38 Degrees members came together to make People Power happen. Here are five things we can be proud of achieving together:  

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Gwent Levels Victory

7 Jun 19

Great news! Plans to build a motorway that would have cut straight through a beautiful stretch of countryside – dubbed “Wales’ Amazon rainforest” – have been scrapped. [1] Welsh First Minister, Mark Drakesford, announced this week he was axing the plans, in part because of its...

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Plastic Pollution: Handing in the petition

29 May 18

Almost a quarter of a million of us have signed a petition calling for the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to “Introduce a tax (levy) on throwaway plastic”. This is one of the biggest ever environmental petitions to the Treasury! On Wednesday 16th May Chair of the...

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Stop oil drilling at Leith Hill: Petition hand in

26 Mar 18

On Thursday 15th March, campaigners at Leith Hill all came together to hand in their 103,000 strong 38 Degrees petition to the Environment Agency, and ask them to reject any plans to drill for oil in Leith Hill. Visitors discussed the application and talked to...