Like a Swan!
Serene on the surface, addling like mad beneath.
Here’s what campaign members have been up to:
Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) declared a meaningful Climate Emergency with targets.
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency
Tandridge District Council are purchasing 100% renewable electricity for their estate and operations- well done. MVDC stated their intent to procure green energy.
Surrey County Council have just declared a target of net zero carbon by 2050. Campaign runningto engage with SCC to switch to green energy and ultimately declare a meaningful climate emergency and associated phased action plan
Campaign started to encourage at least 50% of the district/borough councils to declare climate emergency and switch to clean green energy
Surrey Climate Commission launched (DCE attended launch)
Published ‘2-minute guide to climate change’ and ‘Power of the Purse – Stroppy shopper’.
Climate Café running. Last was focused on our Biodiversity newsletter.
Next is ‘Get Drastic with Plastic’ on Saturday July 27th St Martin’s Christian RH4 1DW centre, 9am-noon.
Started family group – focusing on encouraging schools to become Eco–Schools (www.eco-schools.org.uk)
Did 12 freedom of information requests to discover how councils procure their energy
Building a network of like-minded people to make practical real actions for a better planet.
Thank you everyone for your help and encouragement.
We came up with this dead cockerel as a logo to use for our campaign – we hope it works and gives you a giggle.
You’re going to start seeing that poor fella all over. He’ll probably meet with a series of untimely demises due to our collective idiocy.
Time To Do Your Bit
We need your help! We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets). Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01306 889278
Keep trying if you don’t hear straight back from us. We have jobs kids and busy lives just like everyone else.