Useful resources about climate change

101 ideas on living more sustainably

Browse our list of 101 things everyone can do to reduce emissions and improve our environment for inspiration on reducing your impact on the natural environment.


climate change in shropshire

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.

calculate your carbon footprint

Some useful websites and calculators to help you understand your current carbon footprint and potential impact on the environment around you.




the cee bill explained in 2 minutes

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




the current climate emergency

A plan of action to achieve Zero Carbon Britain from the Centre for Alternative Technology, which looks at how to achieve zero carbon using today’s technology, while helping nature thrive.


resources for schools

Generation Zero and Deborah Murphy, a former deputy head teacher, 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 

shropshire star article on zcs

This February 2021 article in the Shropshire Star explains more about Zero Carbon Shropshire’s net zero plan for the county. 


cornwall's climate stories

A wonderful and insightful video created by Cornwall Climate Care to illustrate the impact of climate change on the local environment around the coast.


zcs interviews on bbc radio shropshire

Listen to Di Carrington, Belle Lewis and Dan Shillabeer talk about the work of Zero Carbon Shropshire on BBC Radio Shropshire.