About us.....

Abingdon Carbon Cutters is a Community Action Group formed to help reduce the carbon footprint of Abingdon in response to climate change, and to promote a sustainable and resilient lifestyle for our town as fossil fuel stocks decline. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at St Ethelwold's House, which is here.

At some meetings, we have guest speakers to present various topics, and at others we discuss our own personal actions to address climate change. The group has a focus on encouragement, both of one another, and of the town community.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Keep Climate Change on the school curriculum!

Dear Carbon Cutter, Please add your name to the People and Planet online petition on this subject: http://peopleandplanet.org/navid12439The Guardian reports that the government adviser in charge of overhauling the school syllabus in England has recommended that climate change should not be included in the national curriculum.
Awareness of climate change science and an understanding of its causes and solutions are absolutely key to tackling the biggest threat facing the planet, and people on it. Use the e-action below to let Tim Oates and Secretary of State Michael Gove know what you think of this recommendation to exclude climate change from the national curriculum.
Add your name to the People and Planet online petition on this subject: http://peopleandplanet.org/navid12439

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