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Climate Action across Wales: monthly updates – July 2023

5 July, 2023

Check out all the exciting nature and climate activities that are happening across Wales:

What’s on

There’s loads of brilliant upcoming events being held by our partners across Wales. Get your calendar out and start planning so you don’t miss out.

Care for Snowdonia

  • About: Volunteering days this summer in Eryri National Park
  • Dates & Place: Various in Eryri National Park
  • Event by: Snowdonia Society
  • More info

The time is now: Designing and implementing a circular future in Wales

  • About: Showcase work across public sector organisations in South Wales to become more circular
  • Date & Place: 4 July 2023, 9:30 – 16:00, Cardiff
  • Event by: Ceic Wales 
  • More info

15 year anniversary celebration of Wales as a Fair Trade nation

Cardiff Community & Climate Connect

  • Date & Place: 3 July, 5.30pm-7.30pm at the Railway Gardens in Splott, Cardiff 
  • Event by: Carbon Copy and Green Squirrel 
  • More info

#KidicalMass Cardiff: family-friendly mass bike ride

  • Date & Place: 16 July, 2pm, Nereid Statue, One Kingsway Sq
  • More info

Family-friendly march against illegal mining

  • Date & Place: 8 July, Ffos-y-Fran, Merthyr
  • Event by: XR Cardiff  and Coal Action Network
  • More info

Get involved

Looking for inspiring ways to take action for nature’s protection, climate justice and human rights? We’ve got the list you’ve been looking for!

Warm This Winter pledge by Climate Cymru

  • Email your Members of the Senedd (MSs) and ask them to pledge to keep the people of Wales warm every winter.

Stand in solidarity with small-scale farmers with CAFOD

  • An e-action to demand the World Bank ends all policies that restrict farmers’ freedoms to choose which seeds they use to grow food.

Live Simply award by CAFOD

  • Sign up to start your parish or school’s LiveSimply award journey

People’s Plan for Nature by National Trust Wales

  • Created for the people, by the people of the UK – a vision for the future of nature, and the actions we must all take to protect and renew it.

Save Our Wild Isles by WWF Cymru, RSPB Cymru & National Trust Wales

  • Calling on everyone across the UK to come together and take urgent action to Save Our Wild Isles.

Penrhos Nature Reserve

  • Save Penrhos Nature Reserve on Anglesey that’s under threat by developers

Stop the “Skyline”

  • Sign the petition to stop the “Skyline” on Kilvey Hill, Swansea.

Petition on micro plastics

  • Sign and share the petition on micro plastics run by Friends of the Earth Cymru, and the Sustainable Clothing and Textiles Cymru coalition

Save our rivers

  • Protest at the Senedd by Save the River Usk campaign  on July 11

Sign the petition for Climate Refugee status

  • Sign the petition to tell the UK government to recognise the status of ‘Climate Refugee’

Donate: stop the expansion

  • Donate to this crowdfunder to stop the expansion of Aberpergwm coal mine

Job opportunities

Looking for a job in environment, climate or social justice in Wales? Check out the opportunities for rewarding work with organisations making a difference.

Head of Community Assets Support Service

  • DTA Wales  
  • Deadline: 7 July

Manager – Net Zero Services

  • DTA Wales  
  • Deadline: 7 July

Operations Manager

  • DTA Wales  
  • Deadline: 14 July

Administrator – Enterprise and Assets

  • DTA Wales  
  • Deadline: 14 July

Community Outreach Officer

  • Size of Wales
  • Deadline: 3 July, 12pm

Policy and Campaigns Officer

  • NEA Cymru 
  • Deadline: 25 July

Marine Policy Officer

  • Wildlife Trusts Wales
  • Deadline: 9 July 

Policy and Communications Advisor

  • Oxfam Cymru
  • Deadline: 7 July

Women’s Peace Petition Admin & Finance Officer

  • Welsh Centre for International Affairs
  • Deadline: 17 July

Women’s Peace Petition Community Outreach Officer

  • Welsh Centre for International Affairs
  • Deadline: 17 July

Grants available

There are so many amazing projects urgently tackling the climate and nature crisis in Wales. But finding the right funding for your organisation can be really challenging. We hope this list  helps.

National Lottery 

  • Sustainable Steps Wales – Egin Grants

Brevio  

  • A grants matching service for all non-profits

National Lottery 

  • Funding to help address the cost-of-living crisis

Coalfields Regeneration Trust grant programme

  • Grants include fast track funding to support energy efficiency improvements, plus funding for community owned renewables, social enterprise development, volunteer development, and jobs. 

Woodland creation grants

  • Various through the Welsh Government

Millennium Stadium 

  • Grants of up to £7,500 for community, environment, arts and sport.

Save Our Wild Isles community fund

  • This matching fund aims to help your project reach its fundraising target quicker. 

GSK Health Inequalities programme

  • Open to registered charities that are at least one year old, located and working in the UK, with a total annual income of between £20,000 and £150,000

Discovery Fund

  • Are you part of a community business and open to exploring tech-based solutions to meet some of the challenges your community or business face?

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