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101 things you can do to tackle climate change & reduce your impact on the natural environment

Exactly what it says on the tin! A list of 101 things everyone can do to reduce emissions and improve our environment. There must be something in there you can do. Enjoy!

 

Schools pack

Generation Zero and Deborah Murphy, a former deputy head teacher up north, have put together a schools’ pack on sustainability to use as stand-alone sessions with their KS3 students. We hope this lesson will suit a range of settings including: PHSCE, Citizenship; English – extend into persuasive letter writing; Flexible Learning Days; Catch up Literacy sessions; and Youth Club, Scouts, Guides, youth group sessions. There are nine elements:

  1. Introduction to the Generation Zero Schools’ and Youth Group’s Pack on Sustainability pack
  2. Lesson plan 
  3. PowerPoint slides and script
  4. Key words sheet
  5. Sustainability pledge sheet
  6. Letter to Generation Zero template
  7. Competition
  8. What can I do now?
  9. Video on the damage humans are doing to our environment 7 mins 59 secs

BBC Radio Shropshire interview

Sian Thomas and Sue Burnell talk to Mark Elliot about some of the things they’ve been doing to help Shropshire achieve zero carbon by 2030 and why.

1hr 10min 36sec in Sian and Sue talk about actions we can all take to achieve zero carbon by 2030

 

Carbon Offsetting – Its Potential to Help Shropshire Achieve Net Zero

Mark Fermor explains the potential for using carbon offsetting to help achieve zero carbon Shropshire by 2030  –  carbon offsetting is a reduction in emissions or capture of carbon dioxide or other warming gases made to compensate for emissions made elsewhere.

 

Shropshire’s Climate Crisis

A great explanation of Shropshire’s climate crisis from Shropshire Wildlife Trust – why it’s happening, the impacts Shropshire and what we can do about it.

9 minutes 25 seconds

 

BBC Radio Shropshire interview

Di Carrington, Belle Lewis and Dan Shillabeer were interviewed about the work of Zero Carbon Shropshire  by Jim Hawkins on Mid-morning on BBC Radio Shropshire.

1hr 14min 08sec in Di and Dan talk about the Zero Carbon Shropshire Plan

1hr 43min 38sec in Belle Lewis talked about why younger people are getting involved with Zero Carbon Shropshire

 

 

The Shropshire Star article

Read about the Zero Carbon Shropshire Plan and how we are going to implement it in the Shropshire Star of Feb 1, 2021.

 

 

Zero Carbon Britain: Rising to the Climate Emergency

A plan of action to achieve Zero Carbon Britain from the Centre for Alternative Technology. How to achieve zero carbon using today’s technology, while improving health and wellbeing, creating meaningful jobs and creating more space for nature to thrive.

3 minutes 6 seconds

 

The Shropshire Climate & Ecological Emergency Bill Alliance

An excellent video about the importance of The Climate & Ecological Emergency Bill and how you can get involved in shaping it for Shropshire.

 

Cornwall’s Climate Stories

A wonderful video from Cornwall Climate Care showing impacts of climate change on life in Cornwall.