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#SpeakUp Week 2018

What it's all about

The Climate Coalition's #SpeakUp Week is your chance to have a climate heart-to-heart with your MP. Whether it’s your first time talking to your MP or you’re on first-name terms, be part of a national conversation about the impact of climate change on the life we love.

I'm interested in sending a letter to my MP:

We are asking for MPs to sign up to a joint letter to the Prime Minister asking for a UK net zero emissions target before 2050. The UK risks being left behind, countries already committed to net zero before 2050 include France, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Norway and Portugal.

The Climate Coalition has created an MP briefing which explains why we are calling for net zero. Download it here.

140 MPs and peers have already signed up to the cross-party MP letter. See if your MP has signed the letter and download the letter here.

I'm interested in organsing an event:

A range of resources are available to assist you with your event. From information on what we're calling for to tips on inviting others to your event, you'll find everything you need to know about organising a Speak Up Week event in our organiser's guide and top tips guides!

Planning your event

  • The event organiser guide, download here
  • Top tips for meeting your MP download here
  • Sign up as an organiser on the Climate Coalition's interactive map, click here

Promoting your event

  • Editable poster to promote your event download here
  • Tips on how to promote your event download here
  • Flyer to hand out at events download here

Inviting press and your MP

  • Template press release download here
  • Template MP letter download here

To request paper copies of the flyer to hand out at your event, please email s.page@nfwi.org.uk and let us know what you have planned for the Speak Up Week of Action!