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The Carbon Literacy Project: Climate Change learning for everyone.

Welcome! The latest news from The Carbon Literacy Project...

 "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

 
 Carbon Literacy for Dinosaurs?
 

The Natural History Museum’s famous dinosaur, Dippy the Diplodocus, is leaving the museum for the first time to go on a tour of the UK. Rochdale has been selected as one of the eight venues that will host him during the tour, in 2020. They already have big plans to train up their staff and volunteers in Carbon Literacy, as 'Dippy will hope to have a big presence but a small carbon footprint'.

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 MMU's CL for Engineering Students



After much hard work, Manchester Metropolitan University is thrilled to have trained the first, fully certified, Carbon Literate Engineering students in the world. They posted about their achievement on their website, and it was then picked up on Engineering Update.

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 KSB Become the First Scottish CLTO

After much hard work, Keep Scotland Beautiful is thrilled to have become the first fully certified Carbon Literacy Training Organisation in Scotland. They posted a short insert on their website to mark the occasion.

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 CLO Awards Application Deadline
 

To make the deadline for the next wave of Carbon Literate Organisation accreditations, applications must be complete and submitted to The Project, with the appropriate fee, by 6 pm on Friday 8th February 2019.

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 2018: A Year in Review


2018 has been a very exciting year for The Carbon Literacy Project!

Working with our incredible team of volunteers, Trustees and CL trainers, Carbon Literacy has again exceeded expectations, reaching further and wider than ever before.

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A UNIQUE PROJECT

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


Carbon Literacy for Interested Organisations
10/01/2019: 9.30am - 5.00pm   Great Places Housing

MMU's CL Train-the-Trainer Course
22-23/01/2019: 9.30pm - 5.30pm   All Saints Campus

Carbon Literacy Pioneers
28/01/2019: 2.30pm - 5.30pm   HOME

Deadline for CLO Applications
08/02/2019: 6.00pm

Greater Manchester Green Summit
25/04/18   The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays
 

As a 1% for the Planet nonprofit partner, businesses and individuals can now donate to The Carbon Literacy Trust via the 1% for the Planet scheme, have their donations toward their 1% pledge evidenced, and support our work in promoting climate change action. 

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Recycle your broken and unwanted electrical equipment, free of charge with ICT Reverse. ICT Reverse picks up and packages your unwanted or damaged computers, free of charge.  IT and telecom equipment donated to ICT Reverse via The Carbon Literacy Project generates funds directly for The Carbon Literacy Trust (Registered Charity Number 1156722).

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