There are a many different things that you can do, we are all on different journeys, no specific action is appropriate for everyone but we hope the information here contains useful suggestions and will signpost you to potential futures. If you have thoughts of further alternatives that we could offer here, please do let us know by emailing us.
We need systemic change. Many are cynical that voting can help, but it is the one way we can be certain of change if we all voted together for candidates that actually prioritise these issues.
If you would like to join with others in actively doing something you will find a welcome and a role with Extinction Rebellion Exeter. This needs all of us.
Changing how an individual lives may not have a large impact in itself, but if many of us make these changes then it would be significant. Eat less meat, fly less, recycle, reuse, repair, shop less, shop locally. More info here.
Becoming aware of these issues can be disturbing. Climate Cafes are a friendly space to share and explore how you feel about the loss of nature and climate change. There is more information here.
Have those difficult conversations with people. The more we talk openly about it the more likely we are to affect the situation. Tips for conversations.
There are many sources of information, but how much do you know - test yourself with our Crisis Quiz.
Once the Hub has a new home we will be looking for more volunteers. If you would like to volunteer for a shift please contact us.
One of the more controversial actions. There is so much false information out there, is it worth the effort of correcting? If we don't it may become established belief. More info here
“The scientific evidence is that if we have not taken dramatic action within the next decade we face irreversible damage to the natural world and the collapse of our societies.”
“If we can do something about it, then do it. We can do it. We must do it.”