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Six months to COP26

With six months to go until the start of COP26, the COP President Designate Alok Sharma gave a speech from Whitelee Windfarm, near Glasgow, setting out how the UK plans to achieve our four goals for COP26. In his speech, Alok… Read More

NEECCo Sustainable Finance event 26th May 2021

Report back from our Sustainable Finance event

View the slides and recording from our Sustainable Finance ‘lunch & learn’ session

Let’s Go Zero Schools Campaign

Find out more about the Let’s Go Zero campaign, uniting UK schools working together to be carbon zero by 2030.

North East innovative projects to protect against flooding successful in securing funding

Find out more about the 5 Innovative Coastal and Flood Resilience North East bids submitted by the Environment Agency regional team have been successful.

Ecologist, Gateshead Council

Gateshead Council is seeking an experienced ecologist to join its multi-disciplinary Built and Natural Environment Team. See link below for further details: https://www.countryside-jobs.com/job/jun21/ecologist-gateshead-council-2105-13

Technical drawing showing mine water heating homes

New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target

A new white paper published by the Mine Energy Taskforce and Local Energy Hub network has called for greater support for mine energy as a key low carbon heat source in the UK that can contribute to government’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050.

Discover Brightwater

Discover Brightwater is a £3.3 million Landscape Partnership Programme supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. This is a programme of events, projects, and activities over the next couple of years, aiming to restore, reveal, and celebrate life… Read More

Cartoon of mothers with Mothers Can slogan

Mothers CAN (Mothers’ Climate Action Network)

Mothers CAN is a brand new network of mothers from across the country. We’re supporting mums to take action in local communities, and creating a national platform for mothers’ voices to be heard. If you’re worried about climate change but not sure what more you can do – join us!

We’re recruiting for an Events & Communications Officer

The communications and events function of NEECCo is crucial to building and engaging a growing network of supporters, partners and strategic partners to the Coalition. We have ambitions to engage with organisations, businesses and individuals across the North East under our collective ambition of ‘Becoming England’s Greenest region’.

Our Green Recovery Bid

Groundwork NE & Cumbria have been asked by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to submit a full application to the Green Recovery Challenge Fund. Our Expression of Interest was submitted in late March and covers 6 estuaries across the… Read More