Climate Factsheets

We are developing factsheets on various climate, energy and ecology topics, packed with tips and tricks on how to reduce your impact on the Earth. They are free to download and use on your own websites, newsletters and socials:

If you have any questions or have an idea of topic, please email shital@mea.org.uk.  

 


 

Green Homes Grant

Green Homes Grant is a new government funded voucher scheme in England to help towards the cost of installing energy efficiency measures in your home, such as insulation or low carbon heating. This £2 billion scheme is available until 31st March 2022.  You could recieve up to £5,000 to cover 2/3 of the cost of eligible measures. Low-income households could recieive up to £10,000 with no household contributions. This factsheet gives an overview of the scheme and application process. You can also view a full guide to the scheme, including FAQs.

 

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The Climate Crisis

The climate crisis represents one of the biggest threat to human society we have seen in recent times. In recognition, on 12th December 2015, 195 governments agreed to a new climate deal (The Paris Agreement) declaring their commitment to limit the rise to 1.5°C. This factsheet gives a brief background on the science behind the climate crisis and what we can do about it.

 

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Reducing Carbon Footprint: Around the Home

As a result of human activity, the Earth is approximately 1°C hotter than pre-industrial times. It is clear we must act now to stop the climate breakdown. Whilst we need government support to make the greatest impact, we can start by making changes in our everyday lives to reduce our carbon emissions. This factsheet presents some actions you can take around the home.

 

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