Labour spokesman signs up to carbon-cutting campaign after watching climate change film

PUBLISHED: 15:07 29 September 2009 | UPDATED: 09:16 02 June 2010

 

Labour Spokesperson Joins Environment Campaigners in Climate Pledge

 
Peter Roberts, Labour’s Parliamentary spokesperson for North East Cambridgeshire has added his name to a national campaign that aims to cut the country’s carbon emissions.

The 10:10 campaign has been devised by the people behind climate change film ‘The Age of Stupid’, a powerful call to action for all those who want to save the planet from future temperature fluctuations. Peter Roberts signed up to the campaign following a public showing of the documentary at Neale-Wade Community College in March.

10:10 gives individuals, schools, businesses and local authorities the chance to do their bit to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions by working out how they can best cut the amount of CO2 being produced by 10% in 2010.

Peter Roberts said:

“I’m signing up to the 10:10 campaign because everyone needs to do their bit on a personal level to try and counter climate change. A lot of people in Fenland are already signing up to the campaign and pledging to reduce their carbon footprint, with everyone who signs up becoming part of a wider national movement aimed at preventing global warming.

“The Neale-Wade sustainability group is yet again raising important environmental issues that couldn’t be more timely as the world’s leading politicians meet in Copenhagen this December to agree a deal on how the world can stop runaway climate change”. 

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EDITOR’S NOTES

1. Anyone can sign up to 10:10 here. www.1010uk.org

Labour Spokesperson Joins Environment Campaigners in Climate Pledge Peter Roberts, Labour’s Parliamentary spokesperson for North East Cambridgeshire has added his name to a national campaign that aims to cut the country’s carbon emissions. The 10:10 campaign has been devised by the people behind climate change film ‘The Age of Stupid’, a powerful call to action for all those who want to save the planet from future temperature fluctuations. Peter Roberts signed up to the campaign following a public showing of the documentary at Neale-Wade Community College in March. 10:10 gives individuals, schools, businesses and local authorities the chance to do their bit to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions by working out how they can best cut the amount of CO2 being produced by 10% in 2010. Peter Roberts said: “I’m signing up to the 10:10 campaign because everyone needs to do their bit on a personal level to try and counter climate change. A lot of people in Fenland are already signing up to the campaign and pledging to reduce their carbon footprint, with everyone who signs up becoming part of a wider national movement aimed at preventing global warming. “The Neale-Wade sustainability group is yet again raising important environmental issues that couldn’t be more timely as the world’s leading politicians meet in Copenhagen this December to agree a deal on how the world can stop runaway climate change”. ENDS EDITOR’S NOTES 1. Anyone can sign up to 10:10 here. www.1010uk.org

LABOUR S parliamentary spokesman for North East Cambridgeshire has called on people to join a national campaign to cut the country s carbon emissions – after signing up himself. Peter Roberts signed up to the 10:10 campaign, devised by the people behind t

LABOUR'S parliamentary spokesman for North East Cambridgeshire has called on people to join a national campaign to cut the country's carbon emissions - after signing up himself.

Peter Roberts signed up to the 10:10 campaign, devised by the people behind the climate change film The Age of Stupid, which was shown during an event at the Neale-Wade Community College in March.

Mr Roberts said: "Everyone needs to do their bit on a personal level to try and counter climate change.

"A lot of people in Fenland are already signing up to the campaign and pledging to reduce their carbon footprint, with everyone who signs up becoming part of a wider national movement aimed at preventing global warming."

The campaign calls for support from all those who want to save the planet from future temperature fluctuations.

It gives individuals, schools, businesses and local authorities the chance to do their bit to reduce the UK's carbon emissions by working out how they can best cut the amount of CO2 being produced by 10 per cent in 2010.


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