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Climate Change Catastrophe!

A new show about climate change, made by children, for grown-ups Primary school children are working with Newcastle University climate scientists and engineers, singer-songwriter Katie Doherty and Cap-a-Pie theatre company on a new show about one of the… Read More

Towards Net Zero – Newcastle University

Newcastle University is at the forefront of research which is driving forward carbon neutrality and a Net Zero economy. In the race to tackle the climate crisis, its academics are researching ways to achieve ambitious – but crucial… Read More

Do you have a case study you would like to showcase on our website?

We are particularly interested to hear from individuals, families and communities – what are you doing at home and in the community to do your bit to tackle the climate emergency. Please send your completed case study, together… Read More

Community Involvement – SeaScapes

The SeaScapes scheme will deliver 23 projects – both on-shore and beneath the sea – from South Shields to Teesmouth over the next four years. Its partnership and community approach to protecting and celebrating this fascinating stretch of… Read More

Viking Energy Network – South Tyneside Council

The Viking Energy Network is a proposed cutting-edge renewable energy scheme. It will extract heat from the River Tyne and export it to nine council-owned buildings in Jarrow, South Tyneside. Benefits include: cut carbon emissions by an estimated 1,035 tons per year … Read More

Natural and Industrial Heritage – Land of Oak & Iron Partnership

The Land of Oak & Iron Partnership is a public/private collaboration between three local authorities (Durham CC, Gateshead Council and Northumberland CC), Groundwork NE and the recently established Land of Oak & Iron Trust, building on the success… Read More

Driving the Electric Revolution – Newcastle University

Newcastle University is leading a national programme where companies will benefit from a £28.5m investment into cutting-edge equipment to help them achieve the UK’s net zero ambitions. Investment from Driving the Electric Revolution, at UK Research and Innovation… Read More

Carbon free electricity – DRD Power Ltd

DRD Power Ltd has developed an innovative and cost effective technology that converts waste heat from manufacturing processes into carbon free electricity to help achieve decarbonisation and reduce operating costs. A 132kW generator has been designed and installed… Read More

Low cost/low carbon energy – Gateshead District Energy Scheme

The Gateshead District Energy Scheme is a 5km heat and power network which supplies low-carbon, low cost energy to homes, Council offices, and businesses across Gateshead Town Centre. Completed in early 2018, it is owned by Gateshead Council,… Read More

Virtual platform – CPDmatch

CPDmatch is a website and app for advertising on-site and virtual healthcare courses, conferences, study days and webinars. Healthcare education requires this ‘trivago style platform’ as despite Continuing Professional Development (CPD) being mandatory, 70% of healthcare staff miss… Read More