A series of monthly Zoom events leading up to COP 26 in Glasgow
This is a series of monthly Zoom events designed to celebrate and prepare for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. These events will cover different climate themes, bringing together experts and examples of best practice to identify the actions needed to achieve a zero carbon society.
27 Feb: Zero Carbon Housing
How can we build more zero carbon homes in Chesterfield and Derbyshire, with Martin Valentine of Positive Homes Ltd and Dave Bradley-Bowles of Pure Haus Ltd. For a write up of the event, key recommendations and a recording of the event, click here.
27 March: Zero Carbon Transport
How can we develop a zero carbon transport system in Chesterfield and Derbyshire with Alex Forrest of Sheffield City Region talking about reopening the Barrow Hill rail line to passengers, Matthew Topham of We Own It talking about publicly owned and free buses, and Alastair Meikle of Inclusive Pedals talking about ebikes. Click here for a link to a recording and write up of the event.
24 April: Zero Carbon Food
How can we reduce the carbon emissions associated with our food system and feed people in a more sustainable way with Gareth Roberts of ShefFood talking about the different elements of a sustainable food system, Dawn Ward talking about the benefits of a plant-based diet, Jane Woodward of Incredible Edible Chesterfield talking about growing food in public places, and Chris Brooks of Inspire Community Garden talking about organic growing. Click here for more information and click here to register for the event.
22 May: Educating for Zero Carbon
26 June: Circular Economy
31 July: Tree planting and flood prevention
21 Aug: tbc
25 September: Rewilding
30 Oct: tbc