Welcome to our new site

Welcome to the brand new Protect Our Winters Site! Our team have been hard at work over the last few months building the site and moving all our content across to the new server. Here are just a few things that have changed with our site.

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University Guardian Update

As our University Partners ease back into the second half of the academic year, post-ski trip blues still very much hanging over our heads, we look back at all the incredible work our campus Winter Guardians have carried out over the first half of the year.

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Scientific view: the scale and the urgency (part 1)

Dr. Emily Shuckburgh is a climate scientist at the British Antarctic Survey. She is at the forefront of observing the dramatic and shocking changes in our ice sheets and greenhouse gas levels. In part one of Emily’s powerful article, she highlights the high environmental and economic risks of continually elevating CO2 levels.

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Climate Change Unravelled: The Scale and Urgency

2018 has seen the publication of a flurry of high profile international climate reports from the International Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations and many others – and David Attenborough’s announcement yesterday that we are in a right pickle and need to sort it out rapido.

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Consider #EarthToo this festive season!

Now that we’re seeing a long-overdue heightened awareness of environmental issues, the over-commercial side of Christmas is beginning to go the same way as 200cm skis, one-pieces and T-bar lifts. Help drive the change by encouraging donations to rewilding campaigns in place of gifts, and sourcing your gift purchases more sustainably.

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R is for Rewilding

If everyone lived like the average British human, circa 2015, we’d need the equivalent of 2.4 earths to provide all our resources and to assimilate all the atmospheric CO2 we collectively produce. Clearly, we are well past tipping point. It’s a good thing that we can enlist the help of an ancient technology to bring about some degree of balance.

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POW UK x Climate Reality Project 2018

Climate Reality is a diverse network of passionate individuals from around the world, working together to fight climate change. POW UK went along to learn more about what they’re doing to fight climate change.

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