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December Action: Vote for climate action!

December Action: Vote for climate action!

So it's official - there will be an election on 12 December. This is our moment to push climate action to the top of the political agenda, and make it a #climateelection.  No doubt you've already been thinking of what you can do to help achieve this.  In this...

How to organise a hustings meeting

How to organise a hustings meeting

We need to make sure climate change and the environment are high on the agenda for the upcoming Dec 12th election otherwise they are likely to get submerged by Brexit and other issues. Organising a hustings meeting for your local election candidates is a great way of...

November Action – Plant a tree

November Action – Plant a tree

Asides from SECA’s work with councils we decided it would be great to encourage more personal action to tackle climate change. We are going to suggest one idea each month for a combined action that SECA members can get behind, and forward to their own friends,...

What are we learning about campaign tactics?

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...

Half the councils in the South East have pledged climate action

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 (updated Oct 24th) is that 37 district, borough or county councils across...

Horsham District Council passes climate emergency motion

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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