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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

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. 

Front cover of IPPR Environmental Justice Commission final report

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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COP26 Resources for school

The Together for our Planet campaign and WWF are working together to deliver two climate change packs to schools across the UK ahead of COP26.

Resources from True North Sustainability

North East firm True North Sustainability, a partner and supporter of NEECCo has a range of resources to support organisations and business become more sustainable. Climate change course ½ day IEMA approved course run through  Northumbria University Carbon… Read More

Climate action: council plans

LGA (Local Government Association) are collecting council climate change action plans for councils to compare with one another. Follow the link for further information. https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/climate-change/climate-action-council-plans

Title image- COP26 How to get involved

COP26 – How to get involved

For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1-12 November 2021. The climate talks will be the biggest international summit the UK has ever hosted; bringing together… Read More

Zero Carbon Britain report 2019 front cover

Zero Carbon Britain – executive summary

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.