Links – other organisations

GlosCAN is a networking organisation that seeks to work in partnership with other organisations with similar aims and values.
GlosCAN is a member of the UK Climate Coalition, and of
GlosCAN is also broadly supportive of the Transition movement. However, we would say that the challenge of ‘Peak Oil’ identified by the Transition movement is more one of ensuring that much of current proven reserves of oil and other fossil fuels remain ‘in the ground’ rather than reserves of oil running out.

Useful links – other organisations

Zero Hour
Zero Hour is the campaign for the Climate and Ecology Bill, formerly the CEE Bill.

Campaign against Climate Change

Campaign for Better Transport

Fossil Free

The Climate Coalition

Climate Outreach

George Marshall, Don’t even think about it

A Rocha UK

Committee on Climate Change
Independent advice to government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change

Project Drawdown 

FRCN – the Food Climate Research Network conducts, synthesises, and communicates research at the intersection of food, climate, and broader sustainability issues.

Plan B Earth

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Zero Carbon Britain

Climate Action Tracker – an independent scientific analysis produced by three research organisations tracking climate action since 2009.

CAT – Centre for Alternative Technology

Air Pollution and Climate Secretariat (Sweden)

Climate Home News

Rupert Read – Green Politician and Philosopher

Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)

Mission 2020


The Guardian carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit

Atmosfair – think, go climate conscious

Climate Action Network International


Climate-KIC – (knowledge and innovation community)

Declare a Climate Emergency – UK climate declarations

CEDAMIA – Climate Emergency Declaration and Mobilisation in Action – declarations, global

In Gloucestershire

See also

GCEJN – Gloucester Churches Environmental Justice Network

Vision 21 – See how we are making Gloucestershire more sustainable

Christian Aid South West

Transition Stroud

Sustainable Thornbury

Friends of the Earth


Transition Newent

Transition Forest of Dean

Frack Free Five Valleys

Frack off our Forest Online consultation from Feb 2018 on behalf of the University of Gloucestershire and Leadership Gloucestershire.

Green Minded People in Tewkesbury

Friends of the Earth Tewkesbury

Cate Cody Blogs, Tewkesbury, including, as well as climate change, plastic-free, drinks, cycling, greener car journeys, Repair Café

Severn Wye Energy Agency
An independent charity and not-for-profit company with a mission to provide practical expertise for more energy efficient and sustainable living.

Penny Squire – Composer, Gardener, Environmentalist
Troubled Planet – 15 minutes of music with film, inspired by people’s reactions to global warming. Music by Penny Squire. Film footage by Greenpeace. String quartet played by the Cotswold Ensemble
Available to watch on YouTube here.

Extinction Rebellion – Stroud

Extinction Rebellion – South West

Extinction Rebellion – Gloucestershire (with links to local groups on websites, Facebook, Twitter and others at Berkeley, Cheltenham, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury )

Local Climate Action Networks (CANs):

Carbon Zero Rodborough

Carbon Neutral Randwick

Chalford Climate Action Network

Wotton Area Climate Action Network

Nailsworth Climate Action Network

Horsley Climate Action Network, HCAN

Stonehouse Town Council – Climate Change Action Forum

Rodborough CAN

Dursley CAN

Berkeley Vale CAN

Hucclecote Climate Change Action Group (HCCAG)

More information on CANs:

Transition Stroud – Climate Emergency

Stroud District CAN Forum  (Stroud Climate Action Network Forum)

Stroud Action Group on Community Energy (group updated, please now see Stroud District CAN Forum above)

Cirencester Environmental Action group (CEA)

Cirencester Environmental Action (CEA) group
Cirencester Environmental Action (CEA) are a local group dedicated to helping Cirencester and the surrounding Cotswold communities to become greener and live in a more sustainable environment. We will collaborate with other local community groups as well as local government to achieve this goal.

Greener Gloucestershire
The Greener Gloucestershire project is a county wide coming together of public sector bodies who want to work together for shared outcomes and progress on climate change in advance of the COP26 climate event.

Cheltenham Borough Council – Climate and Sustainability
Cheltenham Borough Council has declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ and committed to become a net zero carbon council and borough by 2030.

Environmental groups in Cheltenham

Friends of the Earth
Near me. Do you want to make a meaningful difference where you live? Enter your location or postcode and we’ll show you how you can make your community more climate friendly.

Parents for Future
Parents for Future Stroud – Facebook group
Parents for ‘Our Mission – To inspire and empower parents to use their voice and advocate for climate and biodiversity, and be part of the solution to help protect their children’s future.’

GreenSeen, a new (2024) eco events listing and promotion service for our area.

Greening Tetbury
Greening Tetbury is a community based group of people taking action in response to the Climate Crisis.

Minchinhampton Climate Action Network
Helping Commons communities around Minchinhampton live sustainable, carbon-neutral lives.

Wiltshire Climate Alliance
Includes South Cotswold parliamentary constituency which is partly in Gloucestershire


In other districts

Somerset Climate Action Network

Swindon Climate Action Network

WinACC – Winchester Action on Climate Change