10:10 Campaign

The 10:10 campaign is a new initiative aimed at empowering individuals and organizations to reduce their carbon foot print by 10% over the course of 2010. The Campaign has been launched by the Guardian and film maker Franny Amstrong. The launch of the campaign took place at the Tate Modern were members of the general public and celebrities pledged to reduce their own carbon footprints by 10% by the end of 2010.

It is hoped that as well as encouraging people to make changes to their lifestyle, that the campaign will become a powerful political force putting pressure however is in Government to make the crucial changes that scientists tell us are so vital if the worst effects of climate change are to be prevented.

Franny Amstrong who made the recent eco drama The Age of Stupid which stared Pete Posthwiate hopes that the campaign will build up steam and have a similar effect to the Make Poverty History Campaign from 2005. The campaign has received wide support from the scientific community who warn almost universally that the period of time we have to make the necessary changes is decreasing and that real change must take place now.

Support the 10:10 Campaign
Help stop climate change sign up to the 10:10 CAMPAIGN and join thousands of others committed to cutting emmissions by 10% by 2010

24 Sep 09
10:10 Campaign News
So far 9182 individuals have signed up to the 10:10 Campaign. Gordon Brown and David Cameron have both given public support to the campaign. The Liberal Democrats have gone further by stating that every Liberal council will cut emission by 10% by 2010 as well as asking individual party members to sign up to the 10:10 campaign. If everyone who has joined invited 10 people and they do likewise the campaign will have 1 million people committed to cutting their carbon emissions by 10% next year.

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