Resources

What are metro mayors and combined authorities?

01 Sep 2021

In 2021, several regions across the UK will elect metro mayors. Find out how metro mayors came about, what a combined authority is and the powers metro mayors have in your region.

How to welcome new members to your group

01 Sep 2021

How do you make sure newcomers to your group come back? Read our ideas on creating a welcoming environment and growing your group – they may well come in handy in your workplace too.

Building local alliances

01 Sep 2021

In this guide we'll explain how to find potential allies to work with on your campaigns, and tips and tools for how to go about building those relationships. Our campaigning will be stronger and more impactful the more we collaborate. Big wins come when diverse groups of people come together to build power.

Race and climate reading list

01 Sep 2021

How do race and climate interlink? Why should racial equality be at the heart of the climate movement? If you're struggling to answer these questions, or you'd simply like to learn more about justice issues, then this reading list is for you.

Woodland opportunity mapping Where could we create woodland in England?

01 Sep 2021

This mapping and analysis show that it is indeed possible to double woodland cover in England and Wales in a way that does not encroach on arable land or protected areas.

How to hold great meetings

01 Sep 2021

Running smooth, productive meetings with an inclusive culture is vital to healthy groups. Have a look at our tips for how to do this.

10 ways to improve your time management

01 Sep 2021

Campaigning for a better, fairer world takes time. For many climate activists, there’s so much to do, but life often gets in the way. Check out these tips to manage your time more effectively.

Green and fair recovery: join allies

05 Oct 2021

Let’s get a green and fair recovery plan on the agenda this autumn. We want groups to get involved with a week of action in October, a renewed push to build allies in the sector and an intensive month of lobbying MPs ahead of the spending review. Read how to join with allies and grow the movement.

Green and fair recovery: October week of action

05 Oct 2021

Let’s get a green and fair recovery plan on the agenda this autumn. We want groups to get involved with a week of action in October, a renewed push to build allies in the sector and an intensive month of lobbying MPs ahead of the spending review. Read how to get involved in the week of action, 5-11 October 2020.

Understanding how your council works

01 Sep 2021

Approaching your council for the first time can be confusing. But you don’t need to be an expert to work with your council – often it’s simply knowing the right person to contact. This guide will help you get your head around how your council works and who you need to speak to.