So far £400,000 has been raised for charities that promote environmental solutions to climate crisis
Generous Guardian and Observer readers donated over £42,000 to the climate emergency charity appeal during the papers’ annual charity telethon on Saturday, pushing the overall total to more than £400,000.
A team of journalists and editors, including the editor-in-chief, Katharine Viner, George Monbiot, Owen Jones, Gary Younge, John Crace and Marina Hyde took hundreds of calls from readers as the Guardian newsroom turned into a pop-up call centre between 10am and 6pm.
The appeal continues until midnight on Sunday 5 January. Readers can donate online here or send a cheque (payable to the Guardian and Observer charity appeal 2019) to: The Guardian and Observer charity appeal 2019, Charities Trust, Suite 20-22, Century Building, Tower Street, Liverpool, L3 4BJ.