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News and Stories

We see incredible climate action take place in rainforest around the world each and every day. Find stories and news to inspire your own climate action now.

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Reinforcing Relationships in Rainforest

This is issue 2 of The Bright Side. A quarterly blog with the purpose to inspire radical, climate optimism in people all over the world. How? With stories of action direct from the world’s most important, Earth cooling, carbon-sink rainforests. Action that our supporters fund with cash. Here, we focus on the bright side of rainforest conservation.

From one local community to another

Every one of us relies on the rainforest. Despite covering less than three percent of Earth’s surface, it’s our medicine-cabinet, oxygen-releaser, carbon-storer, rainfall-producer and haven for wildlife. It is our world’s most precious resource and protecting it is essential for…

Woman and the changing climate

Climate change discussion has too often been a battle. Between scientists and sceptics, lobbyists and deniers, the poor and the wealthy. It’s stalling effective climate action. It also means that the world’s poorest and most marginalised are being left out…

Remembering Sir Michael Uren

Sir Michael Uren OBE, engineer, industrialist and one of Britain’s leading philanthropists, has died at the age of 95. It is a reflection of Britain’s hidden and sparse culture of philanthropy that Sir Michael Uren is not a household name.

Cool Earth and the Founders Pledge

Cool Earth is delighted to have the support and backing of members of the Effective Altruism movement. You can read more about the Giving What We Can assessment of Cool Earth here. The Founders Pledge This year The…

Sue Weir

She still wonders, though, where her career might have led if she had taken up the offer of a place at the Royal College of Music! Describe your typical day. One of the wonderful things about my role is that…