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10 tricks to cut carbon in the car

Cars on a dual carriageway

Green driving – or ‘hyper miling’ – is about travelling as far as you can on one tank of petrol. Use these tips to increase your mpg and chop around 10% off your petrol bills. 

Q. How do you plant 20,000 trees in a minute?

Peruvian tree plantingIn Peru, one of the three countries most vulnerable to climate change, a collection of 10:10ers have teamed up with the Vidas Verdes movement for a record-breaking tree planting initiative.

Paris Business Roundup

French business leaders discuss carbon reductionParis has certainly hit the ground running in its commitment as a 10:10 capital city: on the day it pledged to reduce the CO2 emissions of the city's public sevices and buildings, Paris business leaders were invited to a conference, '10:10 Call To Action Against Climate Change' in the Grand Auditorium of the Mouvement des Entreprises de France (MEDEF).

Art for 10:10

Last year, a unique selection of one-off artworks was commissioned by the Guardian to reflect the theme of climate change. Artists including Antony Gormley and Dame Vivienne Westwood  donated the pieces, a selection of paintings, digital artworks, collage and photography, to raise much-needed funds for 10:10.

Green Sundays In Dalston

In a small community garden behind a shopping centre in the Dalston district of London, a small group of locals have created a space that puts low-carbon living at its heart.

Getting the tags in the mags

It's a good thing our 10:10 Tags can't speak, or they'd probably be asking for their own private dressing room filled with white lilies and a basketful of kittens, given their recent projection into the media spotlight.

10:10:10 – What's Your Story?

10:10:10 - 9 Weeks To Go!

Global techy collaboration culls power vampire!

It's amazing to think that since we launched 10:10 last September, more than 92,000 people in 148 countries have signed up to the campaign and agreed to cut their carbon. One of the reasons word has spread so quickly is Twitter, which has been invaluable in helping people share their carbon-cutting tips. So when, a few months back, our webteam added a clever Twitter feed to the 10:10 website sharing the most recent #1010 Tweets, it seemed like a pretty good idea.

Live (love) from Latitude!

10:10 joins forces with NatMag

Here at 10:10, we're all about getting our positive message out to as many people as possible, across all sections of society. So we're delighted to announce that The National Magazine Company has become a media partner of 10:10.

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