The Carbon Literacy Project: Climate Change learning for everyone.

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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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 Supporting Ukraine and the Planet

Like many of you, we at The Carbon Literacy Project are watching the unprovoked attack on Ukraine by Russia, and wondering what exactly we can do to help the people of Ukraine and to bring this needless war to an end. As with climate change, this seemingly impossible task might not be something we as individuals can do in isolation, but by all working together, our contributions can add up to make a difference.

Read more for ideas here.

 Certified Carbon Literate

You’ve successfully completed your Carbon Literacy training and have been certified as Carbon Literate!

We hope you’re proud of your achievement and are excited to share it with the world. To help make this a little easier, you can download a ‘Certified Carbon Literate’ badge that you share anywhere you choose.

You can download this here.

10 for 10 Fundraising Inspiration

You may have seen the launch of our Carbon Literacy 10 for 10 Accelerator as part of our 10 Year Anniversary, and want to support it but may not be sure how? One option is to donate directly. However, we know we can achieve much more when we work together. That’s why we’re encouraging you to #FindYour10. But what does that mean? Finding your 10 means finding a way to support the 10 for 10 Accelerator, around the number 10, in a way that’s meaningful to you.

We've compiled a few ideas as a 'starter for 10' here.

 People & Planet: CL Champions

What do three out of the four top universities in the 2021 People & Planet University League all have in common? Carbon Literacy! People & Planet’s University League is the only comprehensive and independent league table of UK universities ranked by environmental and ethical performance.

Find out more about the top scoring universities and CL.

 Celebrating LGBTQ+ Contributions

February marks LGBTQ+ History Month. This month is crucial in drawing attention to LGBTQ+ role models, achievements and civil rights movements. It is also an opportunity to reflect upon the incredible work of the LGBTQ+ community in the environmental sphere, seeking to combat the underrepresentation within the environmental movement.

Read more here.

 10th Anniversary Stories: 2013

Throughout our 10th Anniversary year, we’re sharing 10 stories for the 10 years of Carbon Literacy. Story number two picks up where we left the first story, at the launch of The Carbon Literacy Project in October 2012; where a close relationship with Manchester Metropolitan University (Man Met) had already begun to be formed.

Read the full story here.

 Year-End Discount Scheme 2022

You may already have an idea of the numbers of staff or students that you are hoping to accredit as Carbon Literate over the next year or so. Our 2022 individual certificate applications discount scheme applies to all qualifying orders made until Thursday, 31st March 2022.

Find out more here.


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The Carbon Literacy Project is a unique project, working with everyone who lives, works or studies, to offer a day's worth of training to the Carbon Literacy Standard. Once Carbon Literate, we have an instinctive understanding of the carbon impacts of our activities, are able to make informed choices, and, driven by the urgency, act positively to address climate change.

Upcoming Events

In-Person Course: CL for Educators - Leicester
Various dates from 04/03/22: Future We Want

Online Course: CL for the Music Industry
Various dates from 08/03/22: ClimateEQ

Online Course: CL for Universities & Colleges - Scotland
08-22/03/22: EAUC Scotland

Online Course: CL for Educators
Various dates from 08/03/22: Future We Want

Online Course: CL for Universities & Colleges
Various dates from 09/03/22: EAUC

Online Course: CL for Organisations in SE Wales & SW England
Various dates from 15/03/22

Online Course: CL for Museums - East of England
17-24/03/22: SHARE Museums East

Online Course: CL for: 
Managers & Leaders
Local Authorities
Elected Members
Various dates from 22/03/22: APSE

Online Course: CL for Healthcare Professionals
Various dates from 23/02/22: WRM

Online Course: CL for Parish Councils - South Derbyshire
24/03-07/04/22: Marches Energy Agency

Online Course: CL for Charities
27/04/22: Nick Perks

Online Course: Climate & CL - Cumbria
27/04-04/05/22: CAfS

Online Course: Carbon Literacy for Interested Organisations
05/05/22: Caroline Harmon
Have an upcoming open course? Let us know so we can feature it here.

'Resource of the Month'

The new IPCC report is alarming and authoritative – but it won’t communicate itself. To maximise its impact, we must learn from evidence-based climate communication. Climate Outreach have begun to summarise some of the key points to consider in communicating this here.

Don't forget to follow @Carbon_Literacy on Twitter, and search the #CLResource thread and check out our Resources page for up-to-date climate news and resources we think might be useful additions to your Carbon Literacy training. 

What should our next 'Resource of the Month' be? Suggest a great resource - don't forget to tag us and use the hashtag!

Latest Infographic

The most up-to-date CL infographic is available on our About Us page.

Volunteering Opportunities

We are currently advertising some exciting internal volunteering opportunities, including a specialised Media Volunteer.

To find the right fit for you, take a look at our Volunteer With Us or Work With Us pages. 

Why CL for the Civil Service

We are delighted to announce that we have released a new Toolkit for the Civil Service. For more details on our new Toolkit and the importance of Carbon Literacy for the Civil Service, click here.
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