Category Archives: Climate change

Carbon offsetting made easy

When Carrie flew to Montenegro in May for the Green Culture Festival she offsetting four tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. There are a number of organisations offering carbon offsetting but after liaising with other climate leaders   Carrie chose www.carbonfootprint.com .




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Join our Eco Billingshurst Carnival Procession

This is your invitation to come, have fun and share your greener living message with our Sussex Green Living carnival procession. For a second year running we are taking a procession in the Billingshurst carnival, run by the Billingshurst Rotary … Continue reading




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Carbon footprint of a cuppa!

Now we all love a cuppa, but have you ever thought about its carbon footprint? Is there a greener option? For example …..Where in the World was the tea grown? Where in the World does all the packaging come from? … Continue reading




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You CAN solar power your home!

More solar for Sussex!  Carrie the founder of Sussex Green Living and her husband Brian have fulfilled their new year’s resolution by calling in local firm CC Solar to install ten solar panels on the roof of their Sussex home. So … Continue reading




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Raspberry Pi helping to save the planet!

We’re really excited to tell you about another sustainable solution for schools and this one might win your school £1,000! Now in it’ sixth year, the PA’s Raspberry Pi competition 2018 is offering three £1,000 prizes for teams from primary … Continue reading




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Schools save money, raise money & free lessons

We are delighted to share our ‘The Future We Want – LESS C02’ Sustainable Solutions for Schools Programme. This programme saves schools money, makes money and reduces C02 emissions.  We also offer FREE whole school assemblies and lessons for KS2 … Continue reading




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Al Gore broadcast Climate Reality for 24 hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT ANNOUNCES 24 HOURS OF REALITY GLOBAL BROADCAST TO TAKE PLACE DECEMBER 4-5, HIGHLIGHTING CLIMATE ACTIVISM AROUND THE WORLD WASHINGTON, DC (November 15, 2017) – Today, The Climate Reality Project announced that the seventh-annual … Continue reading




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​Horsham Repair Cafe – saving energy & Christmas lights!

Press release Do you dread turning on your Christmas tree lights? The festive season can be an expensive and wasteful time of year and so often those Christmas tree lights don’t work! Well if that is the case, do not … Continue reading




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Black Monday NOT Black Friday!

The day the world turned black and we are NOT talking about Black Friday! Monday 16th October 2017 and severe weather events created the rarest phenomenon England has ever seen. There was the brightest blood curdling red sun shining through … Continue reading




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Horsham families win green family National Awards

Horsham families are at the forefront of the fight against climate change and have been recognised with a National Award. Carrie Cort, her 9 year old son Adam and her Mother, Jean Francis went to collect the award for their … Continue reading




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Horsham Repair Cafe an outstanding success

The first session of the new Horsham Repair Café on Saturday 7th October proved an outstanding success.  At 10am approximately 50 people came through the doors of the Horsham Quaker Meeting House to witness the official opening by Jeremy Quin … Continue reading




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The Future We Want – LESS C02 campaign

The Future We Want – LESS C02 campaign was launched by Sussex Green Living in June 2017 at the Billingshurst Carnival.  This programme was developed as a result of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corp training (more information below) and … Continue reading




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Stop the drilling for oil & gas near Billingshurst

Did you know that test drilling for oil and gas has just started at Broadford Bridge (Wood Barn Farm)  near West Chiltington/Billingshurst? Read on to learn the history behind this project and why so many local people do not know about it. … Continue reading




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Action plan against climate change

PLEDGES FOR THE PLANET Please read and print this page, it’s a handy checklist and action plan to help you reduce your carbon footprint and impact on the planet.  Indicate if you need to or have already undertaken the suggested … Continue reading




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Q&A: All About Climate Change

What is climate change? To understand climate change, it is best to first define climate. The climate of an area or region refers to the typical or average weather. For example, the climate of Hawaii is sunny and warm. When you … Continue reading




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Mother and son acknowledged at Climate Awards

Press release A mother and son from Sussex were both acknowledged for their inspirational environmental work at the WWF Earth Hour Parliamentary Reception at the Palace of Westminster on 28th February. Carrie Cort was shortlisted for the WWF Community Hero … Continue reading




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Free outdoor education for teachers

Each year the South Downs National Park Authority hosts a gathering of teachers and ‘learning outside the classroom’ providers to share ideas and inspiration around using the Park to enhance learning. This free teacher’s conference has some inspirational keynote speakers, … Continue reading




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Inconvenient Truth changes lives

Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth coming to Horsham. On Tuesday 25th October 8pm Transition Horsham are showing the film at their monthly meeting at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, RH12 1SL (opposite Sainsburys). Come and let this film change your life! Premiered 10 … Continue reading




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Eco friendly football stadiums

This infographic shows the evolution of eco-friendly football stadiums. With the world doing its best to go green, football clubs are following and doing what they can to build, or in some cases change their stadiums to be as eco-friendly as possible. … Continue reading




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E.Y.E. Eco Summit goes to Chichester

The E.Y.E. (Eco Young and Engaged) Project ran its first Eco Summit at the Weald and Downland Museum just outside Chichester yesterday. Previously they have run nine Eco Summits in the Worthing and Adur area.  We were asked to deliver … Continue reading




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Sustainable Environmental Education AGM in Sussex

Date: Saturday, 15th October 2016  Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm Location: Pennthorpe Independent School, West Sussex Join SEEd members and trustees for a memorable day of talks and discussions on the role of sustainability in education in the beautiful setting of Pennthorpe … Continue reading




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7 Billion Ideas at the William Penn

Blog posting by Adam Cort 8 years old (Carrie Cort’s son) Yesterday my school, the William Penn Primary School in Coolham had a really exciting day sharing our ideas about how we could Change the World.  This ‘World Changing IDEA … Continue reading




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Worthing Eco Open Houses trail

Press release…..The third Worthing Eco Open Houses trail is taking place on 24th and 25th September 2016. Transition Town Worthing in collaboration with Green Open Homes, is excited to launch its third Eco Open Homes event for Worthing, and Lancing. Over the weekend … Continue reading




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Green careers stand launched

Our new Green careers stand is going to the ‘Big Bang South East’ event at the South of England Showground, Ardingly on 28th June. The event aims to encourage young people aged 9 – 19 years to take up science, … Continue reading




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Climate change and receding reefs

Take a look at the fascinating infographic which helps us to understand and protect our coral ecosystem……. Coral reefs are incredibly important to the diversity and health of our oceans. Making up only 0.2 percent of our oceans, but containing … Continue reading




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