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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What are we learning about campaign tactics?

Figuring out how to lobby for a climate emergency has been a steep learning curve for many SECA members. Few of us have had much direct experience of working with local councils before. The SECA Steering Group compared notes at a recent meeting to see what we're learning. Here's the 10 top tips we...

Half the councils in the South East have pledged climate action

What started as a trickle is becoming a flood.  The number of local councils in the South East that have declared a climate emergency is growing so fast it's hard to keep up! The latest tally is that 25 district, borough or county councils across Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and Kent have declared an...

Horsham District Council passes climate emergency motion

PRESS RELEASE - 26 June 2109 Horsham District Council took a significant step this evening in agreeing a motion to increase action on climate change, as well as on a range of other environmental issues from single use plastics to biodiversity. There was a high degree of consensus in the chamber...

Mole Valley declares a Climate Emergency!

*** LATEST NEWS FROM DORKING CLIMATE EMERGENCY *** Tonight, 18th June 2019, an extra-ordinary meeting of Mole Valley District Council voted UNANIMOUSLY to declare a meaningful Climate Emergency.  Thanks to all who responded to our urgent call-out and managed to attend the debate. And even more...

Next wave of Climate Emergency motions building

With the local elections now behind us, campaigners and newly elected councillors are wasting no time in putting pressure on councils to declare climate emergencies and step up action on climate.  Here's an update on five campaigns we know about, focusing on Kent County Council, Lancing Parish...

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...

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Horsham District Council passes climate emergency motion

PRESS RELEASE - 26 June 2109 Horsham District Council took a significant step this evening in agreeing a motion to increase action on climate change, as well as on a range of other environmental issues from single use plastics to biodiversity. There was a high degree...

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Mole Valley declares a Climate Emergency!

*** LATEST NEWS FROM DORKING CLIMATE EMERGENCY *** Tonight, 18th June 2019, an extra-ordinary meeting of Mole Valley District Council voted UNANIMOUSLY to declare a meaningful Climate Emergency.  Thanks to all who responded to our urgent call-out and managed to attend...

read more

Next wave of Climate Emergency motions building

With the local elections now behind us, campaigners and newly elected councillors are wasting no time in putting pressure on councils to declare climate emergencies and step up action on climate.  Here's an update on five campaigns we know about, focusing on Kent...

read more

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...

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