We can have sustainable schools if we pull together

The best place to start the green revolution is in our schools, say Mathilde Iveson and Amelie Nichols We’ve been honoured to be called Yorkshire’s answer to Greta Thunberg in coverage of our eco team’s work. But it’s too easy to say environmentalism is a young people’s issue, and then let us solve all the […]

Hey teachers – leave those kids a green school.

The New Scientist turns to Let’s Go Zero, the new campaign to decarbonise schools, in their latest Fix the Planet newsletter. What are schools already doing (a lot!), what works and how are pupils getting involved?   Welcome to Fix the Planet. Before I turn to this week’s subject, a moment on the US election. […]

Schools are being asked to go Zero Carbon – how realistic is that aim?

The Telegraph looks at how schools can achieve their Let’s Go Zero pledge to go zero carbon by 2030. As well as taking action in key areas like energy use & waste, collaboration is crucial – between staff, students, education providers & the government   As schools prepare for the Youth Climate Summit, campaigners are […]

UK schools pledge to be zero carbon by 2030

Led by climate solutions charity Ashden, Let’s Go Zero will officially launch at the week-long Youth Climate Summit starting 9 November with a series of daily presentations and discussions. A new campaign which aims to support UK schools’ efforts to reduce their emissions and calls for government action on greening schools has been announced. Led by […]

New scheme to help UK’s schools align with net-zero

Charities including Ashden, Global Action Plan and the Fairtrade Foundation have teamed up to launch a new initiative helping UK schools transition to net-zero. Called ‘Let’s Go Zero’, the initiative will provide schools which have not yet set net-zero targets with the inspiration, motivation and practical support they need to do so. Schools with net-zero […]