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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Are the Alps falling down?

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12/09/2019

Are the Alps falling down? IFMGA Mountain Guide Andy Perkins has a stark warning about the impact of climate change on the Alps: “I don’t have children but if I did I wouldn’t persuade them to be mountain guides. I’d be saying ‘Get your yacht sailing ticket...'" Katy Dartford interviews Andy to find out more.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climb-it Change: 10 tips to mitigate it

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07/11/2018

The current outlook for climate change appears extremely serious with the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2018 report showing that urgent action is required now to stop some of its worst effects which may be on the doorstep much earlier than expected, potentially only 11-20 years away.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Looking back on climate change: a mountaineer's musings

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08/02/2017

What changes in the landscape have experienced mountaineers seen over the years? We asked Rab Carrington to think back and pen his thoughts for this year's Show The Love campaign.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Climate change: 6 ways the BMC and you can help

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09/06/2016

The rise in temperature is having a huge impact on the world’s mountains. How can we adapt to the changes, and could we reduce the global impact of our adventures? These issues were up for debate at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival earlier this year. A number of ideas were generated, and all these suggestions will be discussed by the BMC’s Sustainability Working Group over the coming months.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The cuts continue: but what does the Spending Review mean for the great outdoors?

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30/11/2015

Last week, the Chancellor set out plans for departmental spending over the next five years. We look at the potential impact on funding for outdoor recreation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountains matter: stand up against climate change

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23/11/2015

The upcoming climate summit in Paris is a chance for us to highlight the disproportionate effect of climate change on mountainous areas. Here’s how you can help.
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INTERNATIONAL

Eurostar confirms change of policy on ice axes

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24/04/2013

Good news if you travel by train to the Alps; ice axes are now permitted to be carried on board Eurostar trains without the need to be registered.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Climate Change Project

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22/08/2011

The BMC Climate Change Project is funded by the BMC Access & Conservation Trust (ACT).
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Help us calculate our carbon footprint

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06/04/2011

Representatives from the mountaineering industry and community are being invited to discuss a groundbreaking project to calculate the carbon footprint of hill walking and climbing based in England and Wales.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Daylight Saving Bill discussed in Parliament

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06/12/2010

Following a lengthy debate in the House of Commons on Friday, the Daylight Saving Bill has been initially approved with MPs voting by 92 to 10 in support.
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