BY KATIE - MYGREENPOD, 11 June '15

Join UK’s biggest ever meeting with MPs on climate change

On 17 June, a day of action in Westminster will bring people together to show their love for all the things we could lose because of climate change – and to ask their MPs to take action.

Speak Up For the Love of… is being organised by The Climate Coalition, which has a combined supporter base of over 11 million people across the UK. As well as being the UK’s biggest ever meeting with MPs on climate change, it will be an unforgettable, colourful day of fun, community spirit and inspiration – and a big step towards a better, safer world for us all.

Use your voice

Most people never contact their MP, even though simply writing a letter can make a difference. Think about the impact of thousands of people turning up to speak to their MPs in person, all on the same day.

‘Use your voice… You have power and you can make your government listen.’

Emma Thompson, actress

A day of action

People from all round the UK will join at Westminster from 1-5pm on 17 June to tell all the freshly elected MPs – in person – that they want them to protect the things we hold dear.

Click here to say you’re coming.

‘We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change, and the last generation that can do something about it.’

President Obama, UN Climate Change Summit, September 2014

The goal

In February, the leaders of the three largest UK parties all pledged to act on climate change, whatever the election result. Now it’s time to pay Westminster a visit to make sure everyone in parliament delivers on those promises.

‘Our goal is 100% clean, safe energy by 2050 worldwide, protecting people and Nature. So we want the UK’s governments to take concrete steps, nationally and globally. But today starts with the issues you care about.’

The Climate Coalition

This is our time to protect the things we love from the impacts of climate change.

Give MPs a mandate to act

Whether your main concern is flooding in your home town, the wildlife in your garden or the impact on the world’s poorest people, we all have something we care deeply about that will be affected by climate change.

But unless our MPs know we care about it, they won’t have the mandate to act.

Climate change could affect so many of the things we care about, from our families to our food to our futures. Let’s not lose what we love to climate change just because no one knew we cared.

Click here for more information about Speak up for the love of…, including a supporter briefing and what MPs will be asked to do.