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Climate change useful links

Use the links below to find out more on Climate Change. These links are for a wide variety of websites all of which can help explain the facts about Climate Change.

The Royal Society: The Basics of Climate Change

David Attenborough: Climate Change - The Facts.

WWF Answer Your Most Common Climate Change Question

Tyndall Talks from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

Grantham Institute: The Carbon Budget - what is it and why is it important?

Find out more about Biodiversity - Here are some links to help you learn more about biodiversity including what it is and why it's important.

The Natural History Museum: What is biodiversity?.

WWF: What is biodiversity?

Peak District National Park: Biodiversity

MoorLIFE 2020: species diversification

Calculate your carbon footprint and learn how you can reduce it.

WWF: Carbon Footprint Calculator

CAT's Laura's Larder: Calculate the emissions from your diet 

National Energy Foundation: Carbon footprint calculator

Here are some links to websites which will help you become more energy efficient and so reduce your carbon footprint AND energy bills.

Warmer Derby and Derbyshire: Help to Heat Your Home

Energy Savings Trust: How to make your home more energy efficient, reduce your carbon emissions and lower your energy bills

Ofgem: Information about renewable energy

Age UK Energy Advice

Age UK:  How can I reduce my energy bills?

Citizens Advice: Save money on your gas and electricity

Smart meters: All you need to know

One easy way we can all help the planet is to reduce our food waste and eat more sustainably. Here are some links to websites which will help you do this.

WWF: 10 tips for eating for the planet

British Heart Foundation: 10 ways to cut your food waste

LOVE FOOD hate waste: Wasting food feeds climate change

Friends of the Earth: Solving the problem of food waste


The way we travel is a big contributor to climate change. You can find out more on the travelling sustainably using the links below.

EcoPassenger: Compare the energy consumption, the CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts for different types of transport

Energy Savings Trust: Electric vehicles

Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles

Go Ultra Low: Electric vehicle selector

Active Travel Info: Active and sustainable travel information

It's really important to make sure we look after our environment. From home composting and planting trees, to recycling and looking after the insect in our gardens - use the links below to find out more.

High Peak Borough Council: Bins and Recycling

High Peak Borough Council: Home Composting Advice and products for home composting and water saving

High Peak Borough Council: Air quality

Woodland Trust: Tree planting advice

Woodland Trust: Free trees for schools and communities

The Wildlife Trusts: Bees and Pollinators

Canal & River Trust: Nature and wildlife

Below are a number of links to websites which contain a lot of useful information for schools n Climate Change, Biodiversity and how they can be more sustainable.

Eco Schools

WWF: Climate Change Resources for Schools

Campaign Against Climate Change: Climate Change Education in Schools

British Council: Climate resources for school teachers

The European Space Agency: Climate for Schools

Met Office: Resources for schools

Countryside classroom: resources for schools

RSPB: top tips for schools to engage with biodiversity

NFU Education

Woodland Trust: Resources and activities for schools