You may have noticed along the sidebar on TheUniversityBlog that this is now a 10:10 website. I’ll explain for those of you who don’t know what this is…
The 10:10 campaign aims to get everybody cutting their emissions by 10% in 2010. What’s not to like about that?
The campaign kicked off on Tuesday and has already seen nearly 10,000 people sign up. That number is rising quickly.
People signed up that you may know include Rory Bremner, Irvine Welsh, Pete Postlethwaite, Stella McCartney, Delia Smith, Colin Firth, Tamsin Greig, Alan Rickman, the entire Cabinet and Tory front bench, and many others.
Loads of universities and Students’ Unions are signing up and the National Union of Students is backing 10:10 all the way.
I got through the first update mailing from the 10:10 HQ and they’re asking everyone who has already signed up to find 10 more people to sign up to the campaign by the end of Friday. So this is part of my attempt to get more people signing up.
If you need even more information, The Guardian has a great minisite dedicated to the campaign.
So let’s pledge to do our bit and cut those emissions by 10% in 2010. We can do it. So…