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Global news round up

 

This week, we're all about low-carbon Christmas and share a bunch of shiny new success stories with you!

Global news round up

This week, we solve all your Christmas gift headaches in one fell swoop, and share the latest news from Remade in Edinburgh and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare – two fantastic projects funded by the 10:10 community at Pitch Pledge Party.

Global news round up

This week, we turn our attention to low-carbon food, celebrate another Lighter Later victory and look forward to seeing 10:10 Bangladesh on TV!

Global news round up

This week, we celebrate the Welsh Government's 10:10 results, catch up with the heroes at Natural England, and take a look at this month's most positive climate-related news stories. 

Global news round up

 

This week, we've got loads of new carbon-cutting tips and tricks for you from composting to cycling in winter and buying a climate-friendly car. We also celebrate the latest 10% achievements - read on to find out how the town of Alyth and 10:10er Nicoletta cut their carbon.

Global news round up

 

This week, we respond to the UK government's planned cuts to solar incentives, invite you to a talk about health and climate change in Copenhagen and keep our fingers crossed for lighter evenings (and less carbon emissions) in the UK.

Global news round up

This week, we've had our Lighter Later campaigning hats on to get the UK government on side just in time for clock change this weekend. We're also looking to Croatia for next year's campaigning plans and give the Bangladeshi team a thumbs-up for getting the nation cycling.

Global news round up

 

The 10:10 Bangladesh volunteer team - These guys spent 10/10/11 spreading the word on the streets of Dhaka, and handing out baby guava trees to passers-by.

This week, we share our take on the Green Deal in the UK, look to Finland for creative awareness raising ideas and take stock of 10:10's Solar Schools at half term while trying to keep on top of the fantastic pictures and stories that keep trickling in from 10 October celebrations around the world.

Global news round up

 

This week we celebrated 10/10/11 by kick-starting three carbon-cutting projects in the UK, street partying in Bangladesh, low-carbon marathon-running in Croatia and organising a mass switch-off in the Netherlands. With so many photogenic goings-on, this week's round up has turned into a bit of a photo essay...

Pitch Pledge Party gets a bit out of hand

If I'm totally honest, I was always a little sceptical about the 'Party' bit of our Pitch Pledge Party event, which happened at the Guardian offices last night.

The idea was for 10:10ers to pitch their carbon-cutting cutting projects to a roomful of donors, who'd then pledge the funding needed to turn these ideas into reality. This, we hoped, would inspire all present to party hard enough to leave with a smile, but not so hard that we'd have to buy the Guardian a new carpet afterwards.

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