05 February 2019
What can be done to adequately respond to the IPCC assessment that "Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society"
28 January 2019
The Chichester Local Plan is under review and we would like to ask you to get involved and help push for a more environmentally friendly future.
28 January 2019
Following the recent decision by Highways England not to take up either a new Northern or Southern route for the A27 in Chichester, local Greens are renewing their plea for serious alternatives to new road building.
22 January 2019
On Monday evening (21 January 2019) Sarah Sharp concluded the last of her 3 presentations on climate change to the Community Affairs Committee of the City Council.
16 January 2019
At the Finance Committee of the City Council, Councillor Sarah Sharp, presented a paper on climate change and how this could impact the City of Chichester. The focus of the talk was the risks of climate change to shopping, agriculture as well as insurance and liability implications. Ways ahead include recycling of food waste, retrofitting of older housing stock, local energy production and an integrated transport plan.
16 January 2019
At the Planning and Conservation Committee of the City Council on Wednesday 9th January, Councillor Sarah Sharp championed the United Nations’ call for “urgent and unprecedented changes” to keep the rise of global temperatures under 1.5 degrees C. She suggested changes to the Terms of Reference of the Committee so that climate change would be at the forefront of any decision making and recommendations the Committee would make. The Committee decided that no decisions could be made as the next Full Council meeting that would need to ratify such changes would be taking place in April which would be the official period of purdah before the May elections.
07 January 2019
Christmas and New Year is a busy time for families and supermarkets that provide our food and daily essentials. However, the Bognor and Chichester #returntheplastic group was very pleased that Sainsbury's in Chichester found the time and space to accommodate their event on Saturday to encourage shoppers to re-think their shopping habits and to return unwanted plastic to the store.
31 December 2018
"There is rising concern throughout the world that we are ignoring the risks of climate change" said Sarah Sharp, Chichester's only Green Councillor. Residents of Chichester are responding to this by setting up regular Eco Meet-Ups to start on Monday 7th January.
07 December 2018
The City Council's decision to refer the motions on climate change and single-use plastic to all three committees in January was the first step in addressing the most serious challenges facing all levels of government.
04 December 2018
Sarah Sharp, Green Party City Councillor, aims to focus our councillors’ and the public’s minds on two essential matters next week at the Full City Council meeting on Wednesday 5th December. She has put two motions to Full Council concerning Climate Change and Single-Use plastics.