Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire LAEP Community Climate Action Network Conference

Sat 5th March 2016
Free to attend - 10 to 4pm

DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE (pdf)

Keynote Speakers:
George Marshall - Climate Outreach
Emma Bridge - Community Energy England

Workshops, Community Café, Project Shareshop & networking

 

Venue:
Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme Road, Loundsley Green, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 4QU


The Climate Change challenge has been in the news of late with world leaders sharing aspirations for reducing the impact of human pollution. There is a very big gap between agreeing climate goals and actually creating a flourishing ‘low carbon’ social economy.

Commercial interests will develop technologies which will increase energy efficiency in many avenues of our lives.

Governments will work to influence the market through legislation, subsidies and support to research and development.

Local authorities continue to be active partners in supporting communities, delivering services and planning ahead.

The Community Sector however have a pivotal role to play in envisaging resilient sustainable communities and demonstrating what can be achieved at neighbourhood level in the journey towards building a low carbon future.

This conference will give you the opportunity to hear from groups who, in addition to delivering carbon savings, are actively working to develop the experience, conversations, attitudes, expertise, capacity, mechanisms, and resources needed to support us in leading low carbon lives.

Planned discussion groups:

Creative Consultation
Fracking
Carbon Conversations programme
Hydro Projects
Buxton Economic Resilience Study
Taking the Warm homes and climate jobs campaign to communities
Building Alliances
Funding Community Groups


The venue is wheel-chair accessible. There is free on-site parking.

Refreshments:
Tea and coffee and hot and cold water will be provided.

Lunch:
Bring lunch to share. Please ensure it is well labelled (vegetarian, Vegan, gluten free, etc)

Plates and cutlery will be provided.

Please book a place using the form below.

Once you have registered please do let us know if for any reason you decide not to attend as your booking will be depriving someone else of a place.

Any queries, concerns, thoughts or ideas please contact Phil Newcombe at Marches Energy Agency.

E: phil@mea.org.uk T: 01743 277118

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