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Beeston Community Tree Planting Day

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 1 PM. Event link HERE Help us plant over 4,400 trees and shrubs to support local wildlife and reduce the city’s carbon footprint. Planting trees is a great way to get active and do your bit for the planet. All you need to do is...

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Community Climate Action Networking Event – Chesterfield

Sat, 28 March 2020 at 12-4pm. Link to EVENTBRITE Back by popular demand! The Community Climate Action Network is organising this Networking Event for climate change-focused community groups based in Nottingham, Derby, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. This is a chance...

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Welcome our new board member

We are pleased to welcome Jon Hall onto the Zero Carbon Yorkshire board. Jon Hall has recently become a volunteer director of Zero Carbon Yorkshire. He currently works at Community Energy England, a not for profit promoting the growth of the community energy movement....

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33 ways for local councils to tackle climate change

With climate emergencies being declared across the county, Friends of the Earth's new report identifies 33 of the most effective things that local councils can do to tackle climate change. From setting ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions, developing robust...

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Climate Change Communication training- Sheffield – 21 March

Hope for the Future and Carbon Neutral University will be developing news way of getting people to talk about climate change on Thursday March 21st at 7.30pm  in Lecture Theatre 8 at the Diamond, University of Sheffield .   Hope for the Future is a charity which...

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Community Facilitators wanted – apply by 22 March

Do you want to start a low carbon initiative in your neighbourhood or community? Exciting Opportunity to train as Community Facilitators for Zero Carbon Yorkshire Zero Carbon Yorkshire is looking for 2 enterprising people to help start low carbon initiatives in areas...

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Church of England to step up ambition on climate change

The Church of England's General Synod has voted overwhelmingly to step up its Environmental Programme in response to the escalating threat of climate change. It has called on every diocese to put in place an environmental programme overseen by a member of diocesan...

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Sheffield City Region launch Bus Review

Sheffield City Region Mayor, Dan Jarvis, has launched a review of the region's bus network. The review, to be led by Clive Betts MP, seeks to address a reduction in bus usage of over 18% in the last decade at a time when we should be increasing investment in public...

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Community Energy Manifesto launched

Green Alliance, along with 20 community energy groups, have published its Community Energy 2.0 report calling on Government to revitalise its ambition on increasing levels of community energy. The Government's Community Energy Strategy, launched in 2014, which aimed...

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