Joe Peacock interviews Becky Ratcliffe
How long have you been involved with BFoE?
I've been volunteering since mid August.
How did you first find out about BFoE and what made you decide to get involved?
I was interested in volunteering, so I found the Birmingham FoE website through Google and came along to a Stop Climate Chaos meeting. It was really interesting because they were just in the planning stages of the campaign, so it was a good one to start with.
What do you do at BFoE?
All sorts, really. I've been attending meetings with other regional groups involved in the coalition, publicising the campaign and related events by writing articles and putting things on the web. Also, I've been helping design ticket stubs and flyers for the coaches down to London for the Wave on 5th December.
What do you think is the most important environmental issue and why?
Climate Change is the biggest thing, which is why the talks in Copenhagen are so vital and we must send a strong message to the politicians before the talks begin. We need everyone to go along on 5th December and take part in the biggest Climate Change demonstration ever.
What's your best green tip/advice?
Take small steps every day – I'm registering for the 10:10 project to cut my carbon footprint by 10% and anyone can do it, really.