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Wildlife Garden Work

Sunday 5th January
Derryanvil, near Portadown
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Repowering Democracy? Community participation in the energy transition

Thursday 9th January
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

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Scrub Control & Path Work

Sunday 19th January
Balloo Wetland & Woodland Bangor
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BIMcert – Reducing the Energy footprint in the Construction Sector

Wednesday 22nd January
Titanic Belfast Building, 1 Olympic Way, Queen’s Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9EP
Free

What can your business do to reduce plastic waste?

Thursday 23rd January
Northern Ireland Advanced Composites Engineering Centre, NIACE, Airport Road, Belfast BT3 9DZ

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Environmental Conservation Careers Fair

Tuesday 28th January
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

Delivering Sustainable Housing and Communities

Wednesday 29th January
1 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BW

Adapting Historic Buildings for Climate Change

Thursday 30th January
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE

Feeding the City 2020 – Ideation Workshop

Thursday 30th January
Loveworks, Macrory Centre, 130 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GL
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New Belfast Climate Commission 10 January 2020

Belfast has joined three UK cities in an ambitious new green initiative to drive action on climate change (via Belfast Telegraph)

 

Belfast City hall 
  

The Belfast Climate Commission was officially launched on Friday as a joint venture between Queen’s University and Belfast City Council, bringing together academics and decision–makers.

Along with Edinburgh and Leeds, it’s hoped Belfast will play a key role in helping the UK government achieve a 2050 target of reducing carbon emissions to net–zero.

The work is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council for the Place–Based Climate Action Network (PCAN), with the hope of translating climate policy into action on the ground.

Speaking at the launch event, Belfast Lord Mayor Daniel Baker welcomed the move to counter the “profound” impact of climate change on the city.

Read more via Belfast Telegraph