Sunday 17 November, 1.30pm-5pm, Lewes Town Hall (Corn Exchange), £5 (£3 concs). Tickets available from www.ticketsource.co.uk
With 261 local authorities now declaring a climate emergency, the race is on to push them to greater efforts to cut carbon emissions. Friends of the Earth has collected data on key climate indicators and compared Lewes against similar local authority areas. How does Lewes measure up?
East Sussex County Council rejects calls to divest from fossil fuels and targets carbon neutrality by 2050
Despite a petition signed by more than 5,300 East Sussex residents, the county council has chosen not to take action to freeze and divest the £145 million invested in fossil fuel companies by the East Sussex Pension Fund.
This piece was sent to TTL by Judith Knott, one of our supporters, who was inspired by XR
Like many others in Lewes, I have been up to London during the fortnight of rebellion in October…
Why don’t all of us act according to the facts? …Few people seriously doubt that we are facing a climate catastrophe that would make everyone’s life awful.
One of the big highlights of this year’s Lewes Electric Car Show, which featured more than 20 electric and hybrid vehicles, was being able to talk to real-life electric vehicle owners and experts…
It’s not about getting stoned. Industrial hemp, which is not psychoactive, can help reduce climate damage. So why is it not more widely grown?
By Juliet Oxborrow of TTL Following a public petition, East Sussex County Council is set to debate whether the East Sussex Pension Fund should divest out of fossil fuels at its next full council meeting on Tuesday 15 October. Additionally - although it had not been...
A focused effort to ‘rescue’ food that would otherwise go to landfill can go some way to reduce the carbon footprint of our dysfunctional food production systems, says Maya Clark of Soul Soup Café in Lewes.