SEPTEMBER China, the world’s largest public financier of overseas coal plants, announced they will stop building overseas coal plants. Pledge it: install solar with Sun power.
OCTOBER As we cycled to COP26 (raising over 5,500 climate action pledges) Paris pledged to invest €250m in adding 130km to the city’s existing 1,000km of cycle lanes, and tripling bike storage. Pledge it: cycling Do Action, On yer bike.
“For the first time there is a glimmer of hope that the EU – one of the world’s biggest markets – could curb its destructive impact on the world’s forests.”
Greenpeace campaigner Sini Eräjää
And Derby council announced that Alletree Park is set to be the largest urban rewilding green space. Pledge it: biodiversity Do Action, Let it grow.
DECEMBER Following pressure from consumers and government, Apple woke up to the repair-java and launched a self-repair service. Pledge it: Share it (Fix it featured in February) Do Action, Start sharing.
And, the stop Cambo protests worked; Shell pulled out of the Cambo oil field. Pledge it: Ask your workplace to sign an open letter before January 6th to the House of Lords to protect the right to peaceful protest.
AND FINALLY! The cherry on top, during 2021 Do Nation worked with some incredible organisations and got 21,338 people engaged in everyday climate action pledges, saving 7,200 tonnes of CO2. A leap up from 2020 – we can’t wait to see what 2022 brings.