How are grassroots climate initiatives around the world turning the significant challenges brought by COVID-19 into unprecedented opportunities to advance the climate movement? Eva Rehse and Jasleen Mahal present insights from partners across the Global Greengrants Fund network, who have identified three key ways funders can provide much-needed support; and bring hope that the pandemic might just have given us the best chance we will have to turn things around - for both people and planet.
Running a race with one hand tied behind your back reduces your chances of winning. Similarly, running a campaign that only appeals to a fraction of the country will take you longer to succeed. But environmental campaigning in the UK is hampered in its effectiveness because campaigning organisations are not embracing the full diversity of the UK population.