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NEECCo Statement May 2023

With the emergence and launch of the two sub-regional Local/ Combined Authority led initiatives Net Zero North East England and Net Zero Tees Valley, the North East England Climate Coalition(NEECCo) has revised its purpose and focus for the next twelve months.

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Food Waste Action Week 2023

This week is WRAP’s Food Waste Action Week, NEECCo’s Waste and Resources Planning Group is focussing on food waste in the North East and the role this will play in us becoming England’s Greenest Region.

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NEECCo launches counting carbon project

On a mission to help the North East become England’s Greenest Region, the North East England Climate Coalition (NEECCo) has today launched a pilot project to count the carbon stocks and flows across the region in a bid to better understand and tackle climate change.

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Counting Carbon in North East England

As part of NEECCo’s mission to make the North East England’s Greenest Region, our Land Use Planning Group have been looking at ways we can effectively count carbon across the region, searching for the evidence required to tackle the climate crisis.

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North East VCSE Sector has an Important Role to Play in Addressing Food Waste

North East organisations came together this week to establish the impact of food waste on the environment, and how voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in the region can be part of the solutions.

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Energy Crisis Resources

How can individuals and organisations reduce their energy consumption to tackle the energy crisis and work towards a net zero future?

How to cope with Climate Anxiety

Rising temperatures are a hot topic this week and can cause climate anxiety as we see the effects of climate change happening in front of us. Here are a few ways you can take action and relieve anxiety.

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Resourcing our Future

NEECCo’s sustainable finance planning group have published a report, outlining their ambitions for developing natural capital across the North East.

COP26 – What happens now?

Following COP26, we take a look at what has been achieved, why the conference was so important and what the future might look like for the North East.

Spotlight on Gender

On Gender Day of COP26, NEECCo looks at inspirational women in the North East who are tackling climate change through innovative research, art and organisations.