Our Events

Unlocking Local Action: February 1-4, 2021

Community is the lens so often left out of the environmental discussion, but it’s vital in implementing lasting solutions. In our current mini-series of half-hour talks, we hear from guest speakers across the UK about different ways to engage the broader community. Energising Your Community, Creating a Coalition, Reducing Your Footprint and Boosting the Local Economy. Register below.

Feb 1, 2021 - 1pm

Energising Your Community

Wales. Community energy schemes generate wide-ranging benefits, as Grant will discuss using different examples from around the nation, from new community funds to learning opportunities to boosting local employment. Register now!

Feb 2, 2021 - 1pm

Creating A Coalition

Manchester. Using the example of an exciting new collaboration in the city, Stine will illustrate the impact of working together in coalition to engage the wider community on climate change and the environment. Register now!

Feb 3, 2021 - 1pm

Reducing Your Footprint

St Neots. This Cambridgeshire town is the focus of a ‘Neot Zero’ campaign to galvanise a collective response locally to climate change, with Laura outlining the potential of using carbon footprinting software to measure shared goals and unite action. Register now!

Feb 4, 2021 - 1pm

Boosting The Local Economy

Orkney. By involving the local community and creating jobs, Gareth will share how this inclusive approach has helped create an island-wide, low-carbon system spanning heat, transport and electricity networks. Register now!

Our older events from 2020 are still available to watch online: please scroll down to view events from our Build Back Better series and the Cambridge Zero festival.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4Jb4CNj3sc

Nov 8, 2020

Carbon Copy and Community Pioneers

Our panel of local leaders talk community energy, food security, circular economy and the power of place-based action. Part of the Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival 2020.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT-E1wnpuFA&t=7s

Jul 22, 2020

How Communities can Enable the Circular Economy

Our panel outlines realistic actionable steps that communities and organisations can take to support local circular economies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvxgCwxGDK0

Jul 15, 2020

Shining a Light: The Power of Communities

Listen to our panel discuss how community energy can be a powerful medium for delivering large-scale social change.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu2uYRrVBB0

Jul 1, 2020

From A to B: Carbon Free

With an emphasis on active travel and public transport, our panel discusses the challenges and opportunities we face in reducing transport sector emissions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZDcERJH6qM

Jun 24, 2020

Green Recovery: Transform Our Communities With Nature

Listen to our panel share their stories and experiences about transforming their communities by helping people reconnect to a greener environment and by adopting nature-based solutions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m071Y0SWJsg

Jun 17, 2020

Build Back Better: Accelerating Collaborative Local Climate Action

Our panel discusses how collaboration, participation and knowledge sharing can enable communities to build a better, greener, healthier and more sustainable society.