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Climate campaigners dismayed by ESCC’s contradictory stance

Campaigners were left flabbergasted and angered when East Sussex County Council passed a motion acknowledging that a climate emergency exists but overwhelmingly rejected a motion calling for its pension fund to divest out of fossil fuels. Nick Terdre reports.

Petition should trigger debate on ESCC’s role in finding climate change

Posted 09:49 Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Car Free Day climate emergency Divest East Sussex fossil fuels Gabriel Carlyle Global Climate Strike Sustainability on Sea The Patch Cafe

Anti-Fossil Fuel campaign on the home stretch

Last Saturday, Divest East Sussex campaigners took their message to Bexhill as part of the Swinging Sixties event on the seafront. HOT’s Erica Smith donned her glad rags and picked up her protest placard.

Posted 20:26 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Divest East Sussex DLWP East Sussex County Council Erica Smith Gabriel Carlyle Simon Elford Stewart Drew

Schoolkids take note: schools help fund climate change!

As thousands of school students from across the UK prepare to take to the streets on Friday (15 March) to demand urgent action on climate change, Divest East Sussex has discovered that over 40 schools and sixth-form colleges in East Sussex are inadvertently funding global warming through their contributions to the East Sussex Pension Fund (ESPF). Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:37 Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Divest East Sussex divestment East Sussex Pension Fund Gabriel Carlyle Nick Terdre school strike

Global resistance to WW1 celebrated at HAF

A free talk exploring resistance to the First World War across the globe will take place at Hastings Arts Forum (36 Marina, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0BU) on Friday 9 November at 7pm.

Posted 13:32 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: Politics Tags: Alan Brownjohn Anna Robinson Emily Johns First World War Gabriel Carlyle Mererid Hopwood Richard Crump Sister Corita Kent

Erica says: “Do something!”

HOT’s Erica Smith has been a stalwart of this town for many many years, creating, encouraging, campaigning, initiating, catalysing, inputting and participating – all from a place of sincere love and genuine passion for this town that’s been her home, work and play location for nearly two decades. HOT colleague, Zelly Restorick, speaks to Erica about the exhibition and series of events, Protest and Thrive at Hastings Arts Forum.

Posted 11:05 Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Anthony o'Donnell Bex Snotflower Christopher St John Cicely Hamilton Dennis Gould Emily Johns Erica Smith Esme Needham Gabriel Carlyle Hastings Arts Forum Leeds Postcards Mark Pawson Milan Rai Protest and Thrive Rebecca Snotflower Susanne Fasbender

Cross party statement on fossil fuel investment

A cross party statement calls on East Sussex County Council to stop investing in fossil fuels. As international climate talks start in Berlin, a new report shows that councils across the UK are investing more than £16 billion in companies like BP and Exxon.

Posted 08:47 Friday, Nov 10, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: 350.org Divest East Sussex East Sussex County Council Gabriel Carlyle

Managed decline of oil industry

At a full Council meeting at County Hall in Lewes, campaigners handed-in over 2,800 signatures calling for East Sussex County Council to divest local people’s pensions from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Cllr Richard Stogdon, Chair of the East Sussex Pension Committee stated:  ‘[I]t is in the best interest of the [East Sussex Pension] Fund to get the entire oil industry to put itself on a pathway of “managed decline”.’  

Posted 13:48 Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 In: Energy Wise Tags: Cllr Richard Stogden Divest East Sussex East Sussex Pension Committee ESCC Divest Fossil Free Hastings Fossil fuel divestment Gabriel Carlyle Rosalyn St Pierre The East Sussex Pension Fund
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