Key campaign dates
Climate Change report released
SAS publishes Climate Change: A Surfer’s Perspective. The report analyses the latest scientific evidence available on climate change in terms of impacts on water quality, sea level rise, coastal erosion, storm tracks, water temperatures and ocean acidification. It also looks at the emergence of the marine renewables sector as one of the solutions to reducing our energy requirements. Download the Climate Change Report here…
SAS Reps march against Climate Change at the Wave in London
SAS Reps, campaigners and volunteers led the march of 50,000 people marching against climate change at Stop Climate Chaos The Wave march. Marching around the streets of London, The Wave had an estimated 50,000 people calling for strong climate change commitments from world leaders at the UN Climate summit in Copenhagen.
SAS commission sustainable surfboard and launch the #BenWoodGo challenge
SAS commissioned local surfboard artisan James Otter to build an ‘eco-gun’, a surfboard constructed from wood sourced from local, sustainably managed forests, and designed to ride the largest waves the Atlantic can throw at the UK!
11 X European Champion Ben Skinner bravely volunteered to prove this sustainable surfboards can work in any conditions, even extreme winter storms. Read more….
SAS Support For The Love Of march and lobby MPs
SAS campaigners, reps and volunteers supported the Climate Coalition For The Love Of… action. Thousands of passionate campaigners came together to lobby their MPs to support strong action to curb green house gases.
Sustainable 'eco-gun' surfboard conquers huge Atlantic waves
The #BenWoodGo Challenge goes off in huge Atlantic Waves with 11 X European Surfing Champion Ben Skinner demonstrating how sustainable surfboards can be used in any conditions, even in extreme waves!
Showing the love for oceans, waves and beaches.
On Valentine’s Day, hundreds of thousands of people the length and breadth of the UK showed their love for the people, places and life they want to protect from climate change. We took a giant green heart to the sea!