Councils are under pressure to tackle the climate and biodiversity emergencies, while also delivering a green recovery from coronavirus. They need to act fast, with practical solutions that bring everyday benefits such as better jobs and clean air, as well as lower emissions.
These proven climate solutions already exist. Right now they are unlocking greener transport, warmer homes, improved community cohesion and much more. But local authorities are under pressure with limited resources, and sometimes lack the skills and expertise to create change. We don’t have time for councils to learn in isolation or act alone.
That’s why we set up three local authority learning hubs, identifying successful initiatives and showing how they can be quickly adapted and implemented locally. Each of the three hubs has a different focus, chosen based on feedback from the region’s local authorities.
North East England
Beyond scope three emissions: driving local wealth creation through procurement.
Delivering strong citizen and community engagement with limited resources.
West of England
Delivering large-scale home retrofit.
If you are based in one of the three regions and are interested in taking part, contact email@example.com
Our towns and cities bulletin helps you deliver high-impact climate action. Discover useful tools and opportunities, whatever your council’s size and budget.
Case studies and practical advice to help authorities lower emissions, create jobs and tackle fuel poverty.
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Watch presentations from our workshops, including profiles of tried-and-tested solutions.
Expert speakers share insights on how green procurement can save costs and cut emissions.
Action can create jobs and address fuel poverty.
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How to create social value.
Advice from experts Repowering London.
The truth about involving ‘hard to reach’ communities.
Innovative funding approaches connect councils with residents.
Plus: inspiring active travel and community energy initiatives.
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Local authorities in North East England share challenges and innovation.
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How can authorities work with whole communities to plan and deliver climate action?
Expert Philip Duddell offers practical advice for measuring and reducing the carbon footprint of goods and services.
Cornwall councillor Edwina Hannaford shares her insight on setting Cornwall Council’s climate action plan by applying the doughnut economics model to their decision-making wheel.
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