Carbon Literacy for Individuals

Our Carbon Literacy open sessions are for individuals from any organisation – public sector, businesses, charities, voluntary groups – that has aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, is thinking of doing so, or wants to influence others to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adopt low carbon lifestyles.

“A valuable course that gave me all the tools I needed to disarm climate sceptics and convey the utter madness of inaction. Motivating and empowering, time truly well spent.”

Carbon Literacy workshop 

Learning Outcomes

An understanding of:

  • The science behind climate change
  • Social equity & climate change
  • What you can do to act on climate change
  • Strategies and skills for communicating action on climate change



The one day sessions are from £85 plus VAT per person and are open to anyone.

Please visit our Training and Events page for more information.

Members £85 plus VAT*  |  Non-members £95 plus VAT*

*Plus a £10 certification fee per person.



In order to become certified as Carbon Literate, you must take part in a day’s worth of accredited Carbon Literacy learning.

On successful completion of the course, all participants will receive a certificate from the Carbon Literacy Trust and join a growing movement of linked individuals across the world who understand the basic science of climate change and are able to make rational, informed decisions about how we respond.



The work session is led by our Training Manager Rhodri Thomas.

Rhodri is educated to Masters level in Environmental Management and has worked for the Environment Agency and Forum For The Future among others. He has a Professional Graduate Certificate (PGCE) in Adult Education & Training and is currently the only certified Carbon Literacy trainer in Wales.

If you would require further information or would like to discuss your training and professional development needs, please contact Rhodri Thomas, Training Manager by emailing


The Carbon Literacy Project aims to give everyone the opportunity to explore what the reality of climate change means for them in their home life and work life.  Equipped with the facts on how human activity, climate and natural systems are inter-related, individuals, communities and organisations are helped to take action to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses.

Cynnal Cymru is the official partner of the Carbon Literacy Project in Wales.  We offer certified Carbon Literacy training.