North of Tyne Citizens’ Assembly Report has been published with thirty recommendations to go to Cabinet from the fifty citizens who discussed how the region can combat climate change.
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.
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.
Zero Carbon Britain: Rising to the Climate Emergency models a technically robust endpoint where we have achieved net zero greenhouse gas emissions – let’s call this ‘zero carbon’. Our work clearly demonstrates that we already have the tools and technology needed to efficiently power the UK with 100% renewable energy, to feed ourselves sustainably and so to play our part in leaving a safe and habitable climate for our children and future generations.