Resources

GENERAL RESOURCES

The Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill

Developed with members of Extinction Rebellion, members of the successful Big Ask campaign that led to the Climate Change Act, and Power for People

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Environment & Climate Emergency collection of resources

By the Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership

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Change the Goal – 1/7 Doughnut Economics

By the Doughnut Economics Action Lab

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Zero Carbon Britain: Rising to the Climate Emergency

By the Centre for Alternative Technology

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The Great Collaboration: Leading to a Zero Carbon Herefordshire

By Herefordshire Green Network

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TRANSPORT

Mobility: A New Urban Design and Transport Planning Philosophy for a Sustainable Future (Chapter 7)

By John Whitelegg

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Cars and climate change: the need for more ambition, Responsible Science, Issue No 1 Winter 2019

By John Whitelegg

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Towards a zero carbon vision for UK transport

By John Whitelegg et al

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ENERGY & BUILDINGS

Inspirational projects

Achieving zero carbon

Achieving zero carbon

Achieving zero carbon By Emily Partridge, Senior Architect & Climate Action Leader MA(Cantab) DipArch PgDip Carbon is fundamental to life; our bodies, food and nature are all made from it. But when carbon joins with oxygen it creates the greenhouse gas carbon...

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The Route to Energy Co-Operatives

The Route to Energy Co-Operatives

The Route to Energy Co-Operatives Pomona Solar Co-operative is harnessing the power of the sun for the benefit of people in Herefordshire. We currently have 300kW of solar panels, installed in 2015, silently generating emission-free electricity that is being sold...

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Local building projects

Local building projects

Local building projects 1. External insulation on housing In a trial project in 2012 British Gas funded the installation of external cladding on four concrete slab houses in South Shropshire. The pictures show one of the houses “before, during and after”. 2. External...

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Why outside the grid does not mean outside of help

Why outside the grid does not mean outside of help

Why outside the grid does not mean outside of help Four million households across the UK are off the mains gas grid and are reliant on expensive alternatives to gas to heat their homes. While off-grid living may conjure up romantic ideas of returning to a more natural...

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Ysgol Trimsaran

Ysgol Trimsaran

Ysgol Trimsaran Carmarthenshire County Council The remotely located school was identified as being in urgent need of replacement due to cramped and unsuitable learning conditions. A bright, new, healthy one-form-entry primary school with adjacent nursery has been...

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Promofix invests in reducing its carbon footprint

Promofix invests in reducing its carbon footprint

Promofix invests in reducing its carbon footprintShropshire company Promofix has recently moved to new premises and is investing heavily in reducing its carbon footprint. Specialising in promotional items for companies, Promofix is celebrating a decade in business and...

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Land & Biodiversity

Inspirational videos

Websites to visit

Landworkers Alliance – Visit website >
Middle Marches Community Land Trust – Visit website > 
Green Recovery Wales – Visit website >

How and why Shropshire beef farmer is converting to organic

By Rhian Price (20th May 2018)

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How to save British farming (and the countryside)

By James Rebanks

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English Pastoral: James Rebanks talks to Rory Cellan-Jones about his new book

On BBC Breakfast

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Natural Flood Management films

On the High Water Film website

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Little Woodbatch Market Garden

By Daphne and Dave Du Cros

A local initiative (and providing one of the speakers for Land & Biodiversity breakout group of the Conference)

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Doing our bit for net zero

By the National Farmers’ Union (NFU)

The NFU has published a series of case studies in which farmers are taking steps towards net zero, one of them is Steve Klenk who farms in Herefordshire. 

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Farmvention competition, bringing food and farming into the classroom

By the National Farmers’ Union (NFU)

The competition is open to secondary and primary school children to identify Britain’s Climate Superheroes. Entrants are challenged to develop an innovation or idea that would help care for the environment and reduce climate impacts.

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Food and Climate Change without the hot air
Change your diet: the easiest way to help save the planet

By S L Bridle

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