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Councils make a strong start on climate action plans despite Covid 

Councils make a strong start on climate action plans despite Covid 

Every council across the South East, from Hampshire to Kent, has now formally recognised the climate emergency or stated their intention to take action on the climate.  But what has been done to turn these pledges into concrete action?  SECA has been keeping tabs on...

Join the West Sussex Climate Conversation

Join the West Sussex Climate Conversation

The West Sussex Climate Conversation runs until 6 December 2020 and will look at how our behaviour has changed during the pandemic – for example working from home or exploring locally - and how this has affected our local environment.  In this blog, Rachel Carruthers,...

Communication lags behind climate action, but some councils stand out !

Communication lags behind climate action, but some councils stand out !

We have been scouring council websites to find out the latest on their climate action plans. One thing is very clear: not many councils have really got their act together yet in communicating what they are doing on the climate.  Yet this is crucial if councils are to...

Why Gatwick expansion is a flight to nowhere

Why Gatwick expansion is a flight to nowhere

Despite the dramatic downturn in air traffic caused by the Covid pandemic the owners of Gatwick Airport are pressing ahead with plans to expand capacity by opening up a second runway.  In this article, Anne Davies, from campaign group CAGNE, argues why this is...

The Green Movement Rocking Councils Across the South (aka SECA!)

The Green Movement Rocking Councils Across the South (aka SECA!)

We are delighted to share the news that SECA has been awarded one of CPRE Sussex's 2020 Countryside Awards.  We got a Silver Award in the "Connecting People and the Countryside" category. This is a really welcome acknowledgment of all the hard work by SECA members...

PV group buying scheme launches in Sussex

PV group buying scheme launches in Sussex

Local authorities across East and West Sussex have teamed up to get behind a  group buying scheme designed to cut the cost of installing domestic solar PV.  In this blog, David Edwards, from West Sussex County Council's Energy Services Team, explains how the Solar...

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