Resources

Welcome to the Climate Week resources page. Here you can find materials to help make your event during Climate Week 2014 a success. Just click on the blue buttons to start downloading. Good luck with your activities!

The materials are grouped in four categories:

  • General campaign materials
  • Materials for the Climate Week Challenge
  • Materials for other activities
  • Guides
  • Further reading
    • General campaign materials

    • Climate Week Things to Do Guide – ideas on what activities you can run for Climate Week 2014:
    • Climate Week Newsletter Text – a short article that you can use to publicise Climate Week in your newsletter or on your website:
    • Climate Week Logo – use the Climate Week logo in your promotional materials:
    • Climate Week Poster – use the Climate Week Poster to publicise your event:
    • Climate Week illustration – use this graphic showing our cartoon people plus key information in your materials or on screen:
    • Materials for the Climate Week Challenge

    • Climate Week Challenge 2014 summary pack – a brief overview of Britain’s biggest environmental competition, the Climate Week Challenge:
    • Climate Week Challenge 2014 information packs – detailed guides for running the challenge (although they do not tell you what the actual challenge task will be – that is only revealed nearer the time). There are four versions – one for schools, one for workplaces, one for colleges and sixth forms, and one for preschool and reception classes:
    • NEW! Climate Week Challenge participation packs with the actual challenge task. The packs give the actual task for the 2014 Climate Week Challenge together with advice about how to tackle it. Remember, teachers and organisers should not show these packs to participants until the day they do the challenge. To take part you MUST register by clicking here – it takes just two minutes. Download the pack below that is right for the age of your participants – preschool, primary, secondary/college or workplace:
    • Materials for other activities

    • Climate Week Swap – how to run an event for people to swap clothes, books and DVDs, enabling them to get things they want while reducing waste:
    • The Climate Week Match – how to turn a normal Saturday football match during Climate Week into a more sustainable occasion:
    • Climate Week at Home – small steps that you can take in your home to live more sustainably:
    • Guides

    • Climate Week’s Guide to the Media – tips to promote your Climate Week event with the media:
    • ‘Be Climate Ready’ Guide – in collaboration with DEFRA and the Environment Agency, a quick guide for medium-sized businesses and organisations on adapting to the effects of climate change:
    • Further reading

      For specific resources for school teachers, please visit our Teacher Resources section of the website.

      Understanding Climate Change – The Met Office, the lead science advisor to Climate Week, explains our climate system and how it is changing.

      Saving energy in your home – The Energy Saving Trust provides tips on how to save energy and reduce waste.