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Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

Saving and Generating Energy – the Co–operative Way

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

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TEDxStormont COUNTDOWN

Saturday 10th October
Online

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Autumn Nature Immersion – 6 Week Online Course

Monday 12th October
Online
£65.27

Climate injustice: transforming many small actions into a collective response

Tuesday 13th October
Online
Free

Maximising Opportunities for Outdoor Learning

Wednesday 14th October
Online

Soil to Catchment Management of Agricultural Nutrients

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Planning for Involving Volunteers at Events – How are things going in light of Covid–19?

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Standardising environmental and social impact in land–use investment

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

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Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment Part 2

Tuesday 20th October
Online
Free

SKILLS MATCH WEBINAR | Communication Tools for Effective Leadership & Project Management

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Community Energy: Its role in the future of NI’s energy system.

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Impacts of the environment, nutrient loading and other human pressures on life in rivers and lakes

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Priorities for NI infrastructure – economic recovery post COVID–19, funding and delivery, and the role of City and Growth Deals

Wednesday 21st October
Online
See website for details

Understanding Fuel Poverty and the implications for Health and Wellbeing

Thursday 22nd October
Online
Free

EEA COVID Debate No: 4 – COVID–19 and Nature –– The Planetary Boundaries

Thursday 22nd October
Facebook Live
Free

UK higher education and net zero – the curriculum, collaboration, and sustainable estates and practices

Thursday 22nd October
Online
See website for details

Changing the Focus – wildlife recording during lockdown

Friday 23rd October
Online
Free

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Reducing Carbon Usage Online Talk: XRNI with Jim Woods

Sunday 25th October
Online
Free

Halloween at Clifton Street Cemetery

Monday 26th October
Clifton Street Cemetery
£8

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Where the land meets the sea – a holistic approach towards the sustainable management of the marine environment and natural resources

Wednesday 28th October
Online
Free

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Modernising and Decarbonising Energy in the UK Forum

Friday 30th October
Online
Private Sector £292.50 +VAT Central Government £247.50 +VAT Local Government £225.00 +VAT Emergency Services/NHS £225.00 +VAT Higher Education £225.00 +VAT Voluntary Sector/Not for Profit £225.00 +VAT Concessionary Rate

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Green nudges for promoting sustainability during Covid

Tuesday 24 November 2020 - 24/11/20

Online

Workshop for college staff, academics, and students on ‘Green Nudges’ that can be implemented during the challenges of Covid–19

About this Event

Covid–19 has uprooted many efforts to live more sustainably, from advice against using public transport to vast amounts of PPE waste. So what can we do to decrease colleges’ and departments’ environmental impact while staying safe? With many of our habits disrupted, this is a great time to take a step back and think about how we can support a green recovery.

We are excited to have Dr. Zac Baynham–Herd from the Behavioural Insight Team (BIT) as speaker of our first workshop of the term. BIT recently released The Little Book of Green Nudges, together with the UN Environment Programme and GRID–Ardenal, which lists 40 nudges university campuses can implement to increase their sustainability. This includes interventions like choice architecture, default setting, social influence and increased salience.

In this workshop, Dr. Baynham–Herd will give an introduction to using behavioural science insights for sustainable action and will discuss some easy but effective, Covid–compatible steps college and university staff and students can take to support sustainability. The 20 minute talk will be followed by a Q&A and brainstorming sessions where participants can pool their ideas for their college.