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Council Climate Policy & Action

Climate Emergency UK has launched a new Local Climate Policy Programme, designed to give attendees a 3 week crash course in Council climate policy and action. The workshops, alongside the practical experience of assessing local climate action plans, are… Read More

Greening the Economy of North East England

Investors in the Environment (iiE) is a national environmental accreditation scheme. It is designed to help organisations save time and money, reduce their impact on the environment, and get promoted for their green credentials while developing their sustainability… Read More

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52 Climate Actions

Take a look at 52 climate actions that you could consider – choose according to what interests you most.

New Community Forest created in the North East to support a greener future

Defra, England Community Forests and local councils across the North East area are today announcing the creation of a new Community Forest to bring people closer to nature in the North East. 

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Fairness and opportunity: A people-powered plan for the green transition

This final report of the Environmental Justice Commission sets out a vision for the future of the UK. Part one defines the shifts needed in the UK’s approach to addressing the climate and nature crises and makes the case for a ‘new social contract’, to deliver a transition that is both rapid and fair. Part two, in five chapters, outlines the practical steps we propose. Each contains proposals on what we think needs to be done, when and by whom.

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Helping North East SMEs to save money on energy

The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) can provide your business with a fully-funded energy efficiency audit, designed to help you to identify ways that you can save energy in your day to day business operations, thereby saving you money and helping to reduce your carbon-footprint.

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Business Energy Efficiency Project (Durham) – free factsheets for business

Our BEEP factsheets have been written to help County Durham SMEs understand some of the energy and money saving options that are available. They cover a wide range of topics, technologies and techniques that can help an SME make financial savings and improve efficiencies across the business.

Community Energy support from Northern Powergrid

The community energy page on the Northern Powergrid website has lots more useful resources and information for communities.

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Free resources and advice from the Centre for Renewable Technologies

CAT have a vast range of free resources on their website that cover everything from new technologies for the home, eco-building and renovation, green living, water and sanitation, and nature and growing.