Taking Action against Climate Breakdown

A North West Gathering hosted by Transition Liverpool
Join the local Transition community for our annual gathering, a chance
to look at problems caused by climate change and encourage active
participation in developing solutions.
Saturday 12th October 9.30am – 4pm
Friends Meeting House
22 School Lane Liverpool L1 3BT

During this day-long event we will:
• Take a look at the likely impact of fossil fuel use on our coastline as the area
becomes more severely affected by sea level rises and storm surges
• Hear from local groups such as the School Strikers about their activities to give
a picture of the important collective work being done
• Seek to support and inspire each other as we make necessary changes to our
individual lifestyles
• Discuss the steps we need to take to reduce emissions
• Explore how can we work with politicians in our local region to tackle climate
breakdown

A light lunch will be provided with vegan and vegetarian soup, and
desserts
Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day
www.transitionliverpool.org

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‘Transition Liverpool Gathering 2019

Wirral Chamber: Energy & Environmental Forum & Beach Clean

The Energy & Environmental Sector Forum and beach clean aims to bring together stakeholders and businesses in our natural world and resources.

We will look at how the Wirral is impacting on our atmosphere and environment, hearing from a variety of different organisations regarding their energy and environmental agendas. The event will cover a wide range of topics, including, single-use plastics, energy usage and ocean cleanliness.

Unique to our forum, it will feature a beach clean at New Brighton Beach, coordinated by NEO and the community sector leads and is aimed at highlighting individual and the business impact on the natural world. Following presentations, all delegates will be invited to take part, so please ensure you dress appropriately if you plan on taking part in the beach clean.

Johnathan Quinn, Chair of the Energy and Environmental Forum will welcome members and speakers will include:

Mike Cockburn, Wirral Borough Council: Will cover the Local Authority’s Single Use Plastic policy and local Refill Initiative, highlighting how employers can support both initiatives.

Evelyn Stewart, Town Lane Infant School Eco Committee: Will cover the Schools Eco Committee and the importance of local businesses supporting the environmental agenda for out youth.

John Mathias, Liverpool John Moores University: Will cover the new Clean Growth Project UK and the opportunities open to employers working within the Environmental sector to engage with the university.

Alisa Gibson, CLASP: Will deliver focused Climate Adaptation and Business Resilience training to all employers that attend the event, being both informative and with links to all supporting documentation to enable employers to ensure their business is ready for any climate impact.

Amanda Collins, Inspired Energy: Will cover the support available for employers linking to energy switch over but also focusing on the support available for employers linking to LED lighting and other Green Initiatives.

Ema Wilkes, NEO Community: Will cover the work they are doing locally offering surplus food to community members, through the first of Neo’s community food markets and will also discuss the NEO 50 initiative and how employers can offer their support.

Please confirm your place as soon as possible via the link below to avoid disappointment:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/energy-environmental-sector-forum-tickets-61296485438

 

Year of Environment Sefton Celebration

Sefton Council’s Green team will be working with the Southport Eco-Centre to stage the 2019 Year of Environment Celebration.

  • Lancashire Wildlife Trust will be on hand to promote the iNaturalist app and Greenspace Challenge.
  • Edge Hill University are bringing a number of exhibits highlighting coastal change on the Sefton Dune System.
  • Green Sefton will be leading walks into the neighbouring Queen’s Jubilee Nature Trail, home to Natterjack Toads, Sand Lizards and Rare Plant Species.
  • Interactive Exhibits for Children, highlighting the Green approach to transport, water and power will be available in the classroom.
  • Who can resist the challenge of ‘Down the Drain’ giant board game, the Recycling Dance Mat or the Fun Room?

*We have a number of spaces for stands, and can provide chairs and tables if needed* Contact John Dempsey on 01519342961 for more information*