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"Climate change does not respect borders; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, it is what we call 'global challenges,' which require global solidarity."
~ Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
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A Carbon Literacy First in Australia
It feels like only yesterday we made our last announcement, but... we are delighted to announce, that over the past month, we’ve certified another thousand learners as Carbon Literate! It’s incredible to think that we started the year with 16,000 learners, and have already added another 5,000...
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Nov 1st - Carbon Literacy Action Day
To coincide with Day 1 of the UN COP26 negotiations in Glasgow this November, we are staging the first-ever Carbon Literacy Action Day. The Action Day will catalyse action on climate change through Carbon Literacy training, getting everyone involved in delivering positive action, and YOU could be involved!
Find out more here!
Fast Fashion's Carbon Footprint
The fashion industry is the second-largest industrial polluter, accounting for 10% of global pollution, ranking higher than emissions from air travel.
When factoring in the entire lifecycle of a garment, from manufacturing to transportation to, ultimately, ending up in landfill, in total, 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon emissions are released by the fashion industry every year. In order to decrease this industry’s massive carbon footprint, both individual and group action is needed to change the behaviours of the big brands – so how can we do this?
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Job & Volunteering Opportunities
Currently, we are advertising some exciting internal volunteering opportunities, alongside external job opportunities delivering Carbon Literacy with our partner organisations.
To find the right fit for you, take a look at our Volunteer With Us or Work With Us pages.