Published: 19th Jul 2019

A £100m Climate Action Fund has been launched by the National Lottery Community Fund to help people and communities tackle climate change. The funder has said that types of activities will differ from place to place, but will all have the ability to deliver ‘high impact’ community-led climate action in areas such as sustainable energy, transport, food production or wildlife habitats. The fund was launched yesterday (July 17) at an event in London that was attended by Ummi Hoque, an 18-year-old student who received National Lottery funding to drive climate action in her local community. She also recently joined the hundreds of thousands of young people around the world striking together for climate action. Ummi said: ‘While we need business, government and policy-makers to respond effectively to the crisis, it’s important that local communities are encouraged to play their role. ‘I’m excited to see how communities can work together and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)