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
UK's 2050 Zero Carbon Target
The UK has made a move to lead the industrialised world on ending its carbon emissions - pledging a legally binding target of "net zero" by 2050. This, following the climate emergency declaration earlier this year, and, combined with an announcement of a citizen's assembly on climate solutions to be held towards the end of 2019, looks like we're finally taking multiple steps in the right direction. But is it too little too late?
to read more and find out what this target means.
So, you’ve just been certified as Carbon Literate? Well done on completing your training! By now you'll be able to see the scale of the problem we're facing, and will be fired up and ready to do something about it. The challenges are far-reaching and wide-ranging, which can make it daunting and sometimes unclear to know what actions you can take to make a positive difference, and make the most impact.
Find out here how to use your Carbon Literacy training to do just that.
Green GB Week 2019 – Save the Date!
Green GB Week is back for 2019 and we're hoping you'll be able to help us make it bigger and better than the last. Save the date and get ready to be a part of something big!
Want to see what it's about or how you can get involved - find out here
On Wednesday the 17th of July, we will be holding our next Carbon Literacy for Registered Providers meeting at Innospace. This will be a chance to discuss how the low carbon world has changed locally, nationally and globally; as well as what a Registered Provider might look like in a climate emergency.
If you work in this sector and are interested in attending, please use this Eventbrite link
to book your free place.