Entries by Carrie Cort

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, such as Dr Sue Waite and Ian Blackwell from Natural Connections and Pam Ellis and […]

Remake, redesign & repair creative craft textile workshop 2017

Come and learn about an exciting new fashion trend and walk away with a revived, reinvented and reinvigorated wardrobe!  Our creative material workshops specialise in re-using stunning neckties in an amazing range of projects (other materials are available too). We are all about re-using, re-making, redesigning and making do with what we already have, or […]

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 years ago at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival the documentary An Inconvenient Truth took the world by storm.  The […]

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. The infographic explores just what football stadiums can do to become greener and also look at some […]

Top Environmental Influencers 2016

We are delighted to announce that our commitment to environmental sustainability has been recognised by Greenmatch and we have been included in their list of favourite Environmental Influencers of 2016. This list includes environmental blogs, initiatives, individuals, sites and organisations influencing the discussion about the environment in 2016. They say…..

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 Day’ was sponsored by the Billingshurst and District Lions Club and presented by 7 Billion […]

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 of the 24th and 25th September, come and visit a local home or business and see […]

Worthing annual beach clean

Autumn MCS beach clean and annual litter survey in Worthing. Living Heritage, Transition Worthing, British Sub Aqua Club and Marine Conservation Society are hosting their Coastal Heritage & Sustainability Fair and annual beach clean.  12:00h Sat 17th Sept. 2016 Beach House Grounds and Foreshore

Explore the amazing tree world

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event: Into the Trees Date:  September 3rd and 4th 2016 ‘What a wonderful day getting back to nature. A festival without all the fuss and noise of the others, but more to entertain, enthral and amaze’ From the folk behind the award winning Elderflower Fields Festival and the innovative […]

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 around a quarter of all marine fish species, coral reefs are second only to rainforests […]

Earthworm Watch needs you!

Earthworm Watch is a great opportunity to get actively involved in a UK wide science project. You will learn more about nature on your doorstep, and enjoy doing something different outdoors. The humble earthworm may lack the beauty of other invertebrates such as butterflies or ladybirds but their daily work is vital.

Al Gore Climate Reality Talks in West Sussex

Al Gore’s powerful Climate Reality presentation is available in West Sussex…… This March Carrie was invited to be trained by Al Gore former US Vice President, leading climate change scientists and climate change communicators in Manila, Philippines on a three day training programme. There were 700 other passionate environmental communicators from 33 different countries on […]

Sussex greening initiative goes global

PRESS RELEASE Al Gore former US Vice President and Nobel Laureate invited West Sussex resident Carrie Cort to join him in the Philippines on his Climate Reality Leadership Corp training programme. Carrie winner of the BBC Surrey and Sussex Community Hero – Green Champion Award in November 2015 and initiator of the greening network Sussex […]