The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest call for action on climate change, and will take place from 24 September to 2 October 2022.
Make sure you register your event on the Great Big Green Week website so people can see that something is happening in their area! You don’t need all the details confirmed in order to do this.
- Have you got the date in your diary yet? The #GreatBigGreenWeek 2022 is coming 24th Sept – 2nd Oct People from all walks of life are coming together again for the biggest celebration of climate and nature the UK has ever seen – you won’t want to miss it. Find out more at www.theclimatecoalition.org/great-big-green-week
- Join the wave of action sweeping across the nation this September Find an event in your community as part of the #GreatBigGreenWeek to show decision makers that your neighbourhood wants to see a cleaner, greener future. From a litter pick to a climate coffee morning, whatever your idea, get involved today! www.theclimatecoalition.org/great-big-green-week
The Great Big Green Week is a brilliant opportunity to connect with friends, family and people from your community to showcase something special about your local area and how you’re working together to create a cleaner, greener future, and inspire others to do the same. From wildlife gardening to green energy projects and everything in between, there’s a way for everyone to show up for our planet this #GreatBigGreenWeek. www.theclimatecoalition.org/great-big-green-week
Great Big Green Week 2022 will mobilise tens of thousands of people across the UK in an explosion of activity celebrating the heartfelt, brave, everyday actions being taken to stand up for nature and protect our climate.
There’ll be a flagship national moment and thousands of local gatherings, festivals, workshops, discussions, supper clubs and celebrations. Public engagements that will all help to influence local MPs and ultimately drive political change.
A recent Green Alliance study found that:
“politicians understand the need for action on climate change [but] feel under very little pressure to act. They report limited interest from their constituents, and indicate that they need to find ways to make climate action relevant to the daily lives and concerns of the electorate” – Green Alliance study
What can we do?
Great Big Green Week generates a mass, visible and mainstream public engagement moment demonstrating action on climate and nature.
It will communicate positive public support for action from audiences across the UK, highlighting the changes that individuals, communities, charities and businesses are already making, and enable public advocacy to their MP.
Great Big Green Week’s events, political engagement, and communication campaigns will result in more political space and stronger will for ambitious action on climate and nature.
We all have hopes and dreams for ourselves and for the next generation
For the next generation to have the future we want and they deserve, we have a duty to tackle the climate crisis and protect nature today.
This fierce hope is why people are stepping up to take part in Great Big Green Week all over the UK to show their support for a safer, greener future.
Now government needs to follow suit and deliver on their promises to protect us and the next generation.
To take part in Great Big Green Week, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more and discuss your ideas.