Climate Lobby in Westminster – 26th June

By Pippa Stilwell, Climate Ambassador The Time is Now mass lobby for climate and environmental action will be held in London on Wednesday 26th June. I went on the 2015 lobby and met my MP Derek Thomas, newly elected and with no particular interest in climate change. Since 2015 we have met him a number […]

Climate Roundup!

Reported by Pippa Stilwell, Climate Ambassador Suddenly, the climate conversation has taken on a new urgency. Why? Because young people have joined the discussion, and they are not going to let anyone off the hook. Thank goodness. Have a look at Greta Thunberg’s Ted talk, if you haven’t seen it already – it’s brilliant. Lots […]

Showing the Love for Cornwall

By Pippa Stilwell, Cornwall Federation of WIs Climate Ambassador I was reminded of why I love being a WI member when I arrived half an hour early to set up our Show the Love for Cornwall event on 15th February, suggested to my passengers (our sponsors from the Sheffield-based charity Hope for the Future or […]

Showing the Love on the Isles of Scilly

Members of  St Mary’s Isles of Scilly WI recently collected and painted a selection of beach pebbles (using water based paint), stuck a sticker underneath each with our WI name added, and gave them to all members and visitors at our February meeting. People have since placed them anywhere they liked to call attention to […]

Share the Love!

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Cornwall Federation of WIs! As part of the NFWI’s ‘Show the Love’ campaign, WIs across the country have been stitching, knitting, painting and baking green hearts to show the love for all they want to protect from climate change. Cornwall WIs have certainly stepped up to the plate! This year, […]