Luton residents fundraise for Pakistan

Luton residents are rallying in support of communities in Pakistan after the country was hit by historic flooding. Mosques, local businesses, organisations and individuals have been working together, hosting events including a sponsored car wash and a charity dinner. The funds will go towards relief efforts in Pakistan, where 33 million people have been affectedContinue reading “Luton residents fundraise for Pakistan”

Reporting on the Youth Climate Conference

The closing video from the Youth Climate Conference 2022. And yes, people are already talking about a date for the 2023 conference, so watch this space. We were delighted to be able to partner with Youth Network, along with the council, Culture Trust, Luton Rising and and University of Bedfordshire to help out with thisContinue reading “Reporting on the Youth Climate Conference”

Luton council votes to divest from fossil fuels

In November 2021 Luton Council passed a motion requesting that the Bedfordshire Pension Fund divest from fossil fuels. It received cross party support, putting pressure on other councils in Bedfordshire to vote likewise and bring pension investments in line with climate action plans. “The borough council has stepped up and become the first local authorityContinue reading “Luton council votes to divest from fossil fuels”

Luton declares a climate emergency

On January 13th Luton council voted to declare a climate emergency and announced a target to reach net zero by 2040 – ten years before the national target. Where some councils have declared a climate emergency and then gone away to think about it, Luton have chosen to do the strategy first. So yesterday weContinue reading “Luton declares a climate emergency”