South East Climate Alliance

We are a coalition of local environment, community and faith groups across South East England uniting for urgent action on climate change. We are calling on all our Local Councils to declare a Climate Emergency.

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Election Results – 16 candidates supporting a Climate Emergency elected!

Good news!  Sixteen out of the 43 candidates who gave their individual support for declaring a Climate Emergency were elected on May 2nd.  Five in Brighton & Hove, two in Chichester, seven in Horsham, and two in Worthing.  This doesn't include a further 10 Lib Dems who pledged support in...

List of Candidates backing a Climate Emergency

More and more candidates in the local council elections are getting the message and giving their backing to the idea of declaring a climate emergency.  Not all have signed a pledge card yet - some have preferred to confirm their support in writing.  We've made a Facebook Album showing photos of...

Climate motion passed unanimously by West Sussex County Council

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who came along to Chichester today, and who lobbied their County Council members to back the climate emergency motion.  It worked!  Though many of us were disappointed that the original motion was amended, and the climate emergency was 'noted' rather than...

Report on the Lancaster Climate Emergency Conference

Here's a report on the Climate Emergency Conference held in Lancaster on February 29th.  Held in the fine setting of Lancaster's Town Hall, it brought together about 200 people involved in the Climate Emergency (CE) movement across the country, a mix of councillors, council officers, campaigners,...

Climate emergency pledges starting to come in

Local politicians are taking the plunge and are starting to sign up to our 'Climate Emergency Pledge'.  The idea is to provide a public way of showing their support for declaring a climate emergency in their local council.  It's a great way of demonstrating leadership and encouraging others to get...

Press Release: Climate Emergency campaign launched across two counties

Environmental, community and faith organisations across Surrey and West Sussex are joining forces for the first time in a campaign to urge their County Councils to step up action on climate change by declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’. Motions to declare a Climate Emergency will be coming up for...

Call to Action: Surrey & West Sussex

Here's where we need your help! SECA members have agreed to rally together to encourage our local councils to declare a Climate Emergency.  We’re now ready to take the first step in that campaign.  We hope you are able to join in! There are currently two County Councils in our area with a Climate...

Who’s declared so far?

A lot is already happening across Surrey and Sussex in getting councils to declare a climate emergency.  Here's a checklist showing progress to date. This is a moving target. So let us know if you learn of further developments.  Just email us at southeastclimatealliance@gmail.com

Protesters urge West Sussex County Council to declare Climate Emergency

Report on the Chichester demonstration on Friday 15th February from the Chichester Observer.

SECA Newsletter #1

It all started with a well-attended World SOS Climate Emergency Day meeting organised by Carrie and Nicola and held at Horsham Unitarian Church on Feb 2nd. When I say “well attended” I mean the hall was full, and we’d had to move it twice because of so much interest.  Fourteen groups spoke...

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List of Candidates backing a Climate Emergency

More and more candidates in the local council elections are getting the message and giving their backing to the idea of declaring a climate emergency.  Not all have signed a pledge card yet - some have preferred to confirm their support in writing.  We've made a...

read more

Report on the Lancaster Climate Emergency Conference

Here's a report on the Climate Emergency Conference held in Lancaster on February 29th.  Held in the fine setting of Lancaster's Town Hall, it brought together about 200 people involved in the Climate Emergency (CE) movement across the country, a mix of councillors,...

read more

Climate emergency pledges starting to come in

Local politicians are taking the plunge and are starting to sign up to our 'Climate Emergency Pledge'.  The idea is to provide a public way of showing their support for declaring a climate emergency in their local council.  It's a great way of demonstrating leadership...

read more

Call to Action: Surrey & West Sussex

Here's where we need your help! SECA members have agreed to rally together to encourage our local councils to declare a Climate Emergency.  We’re now ready to take the first step in that campaign.  We hope you are able to join in! There are currently two County...

read more

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