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Woodland Management

Sunday 3rd November
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

Co–act for Climate

Monday 4th November
Canada Room & Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, Room 01/052, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

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Creating Our Sustainable Future

Thursday 7th November
Queen’s University Belfast, Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

Linen Quarter Regeneration – Café Conversation

Thursday 7th November
Pug Uglys, 21 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7EJ
Free

Book Launch “Facing Up to Climate Reality: Honesty, Disaster and Hope”

Friday 8th November
Canada Room, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN
Free

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10

Nature Based Solutions – Benefits that biodiversity can provide for organisations and communities

Monday 11th November
Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast BT1 5GS
Free

Overcoming Conflict in Marine Energy

Monday 11th November
Malone Lodge Belfast

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Sustainable Heritage Tourism Conference 2019

Wednesday 13th November
Marine Hotel Ballycastle, 1–3 North Street, Ballycastle BT54 6BN

The Power of Walking Conference

Thursday 14th November
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

15

Mucky Route Repairs

Saturday 16th November
Cushendun, BT44 0PJ

Path Clearing – 40th Anniversary Event

Sunday 17th November
Milford Cutting Co Armagh
10am

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19

Great Autumn Clean–Up

Wednesday 20th November
Initially meet at Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast

Urban Green Roofs: Policy, Design, Climate, Resilience and Biodiversity

Thursday 21st November
David Keir Building Hub, Queen’s University Belfast

NI Environment Strategy Discussion Workshop

Thursday 21st November
Rural Community Network Offices, 38a Oldtown Street, Cookstown, Co Tyrone BT80 8EF

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Bramble Bash

Saturday 23rd November
Whitepark Bay, 152 Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NH

Return of the Hedges

Saturday 23rd November
White Park Bay, 152 Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NH

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25

2019 NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results Launch

Tuesday 26th November
Belfast Harbour

NICVA General Election 2019 Hustings Event

Wednesday 27th November
NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB

Act on air pollution: Save lives

Wednesday 27th November
The MAC, 10 Exchange Street West, BT1 2NJ

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Climate Change, Decarbonisation and The Net Zero Report

Friday 29th November
Grand Central Hotel, Bedford Street, Belfast
£0 Member. £50 (+VAT) non–Member

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07

Creating Our Sustainable Future

Thursday 7 November 2019

Queen’s University Belfast, Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

An interactive workshop that will allow participants to engage creatively with climate action and ideas for a greener, sustainable future.

Climate breakdown is one of the biggest issues facing our socio–ecological world. The complexity of the climate issues facing our planet can often leave us wondering what we can do, and where to even begin. ‘Creating our Sustainable Future’ is an interactive workshop which offers participants the opportunity to consider these pressing socio–ecological issues in a hands–on, stimulating environment.

Opening with a short quiz, participants will work together to share their knowledge of the environment and society (eco–prizes are available for winners). Through discussion, group work, and engaging with ‘Anna’s Journey’ (a new short play about unsustainability co–written and performed by QUB staff and students), participants will discuss climate breakdown and other related environmental degradation and socio–economic inequalities; examining causes, consequences and alternatives to help us move towards a sustainable future.

Facilitated by staff and students from across the University, participants will work in small groups to create a piece of art (visual, poetry, storytelling, etc.) to communicate their vision for a greener, healthier and sustainable future; using the UN Sustainable Development Goals and pressing environmental and social issues as inspiration. The workshop will conclude with a discussion and refreshments.

Please note: Lift access to this room can be arranged in advance. Please contact us via the Contact button below if you require lift access.

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