Climate change

Closes 7 Mar 2022

Opened 24 Nov 2020

Overview

 

In the climate topic, members heard about the impact of homes on climate change and took time to discuss this together and make recommendations about what should happen.

How do we rapidly reduce the impact of our homes on climate change?

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Session 1 - Understanding the problem and why we need to act

Climate change, impacts, strategy, and emergency response
- Ann Cousins, Associate, Resilience and Climate Change and Co-chair of One City Environment Board

 

Why do we need to act?
- Lorraine Whitmarsh, Professor of Psychology, University of Bath and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations

 

Bristol's contribution to climate change
- Alex Minshull, Sustainable City and Climate Change Manager, Bristol City Council – Bristol’s and Bristol residents’ Carbon footprint

 

Session 2 - How do we make it happen? Introduction to the solutions

What are the potential solutions, and what are the opportunities and challenges of introducing them?
- Simon Roberts, Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy

 

Session 3 - How do we make it happen? Perspectives on the solutions and mechanisms

Social landlord led approach
Alison Napper, Landlord Services, BCC – Social Landlord Led Approach

 

An innovative approach/the Energiesprong approach
Matt Wood, BACCC and Energiesprong

 

Local Authority-led delivery approach for private homes
- Hannah Spungin, BCC energy service

Local Authority-led delivery approach for private homes
- Hannah Spungin, BCC energy service

 

Session 4 - How do we make it happen? Perspectives on the solutions and mechanisms (part 2)

Solutions and the economic recovery
Lucy Pedlar, Director at Green Register

 

A community-led approach
Dave Tudgey and Emilia Melville, Bristol Energy Network

 

Session 5 - What are the first steps

Energy Justice and what would make the changes fair?
- Ed Atkins, Lecturer at School of Geographical Sciences Cabot Institute for the Environment

 

A community view on how to make change appealing, engaging, and fair
- Roy Kareem, Black and Green Ambassador for Bristol

 

 

Citizen participation in implementing the changes
- Alex Ivory, Climate Change Team Manager, Bristol City Council

Video to follow

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • All residents

Interests

  • Democracy and participation