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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

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Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

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Philip Brown

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

Net Zero: Living Carbon Free

Analysis by Energy Systems Catapult published in May 2019 for the Committee on Climate Change explored what is means to cut carbon in UK households by 80%, >90% and 100% (Net Zero) compared to 1990 level, across six activities: heating, transport, electricity, aviation, diet and waste. They found that a net zero future would require more lifestyle changes for transport, …
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Innovating to Net Zero Report

A report published today by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible with support for innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – bioenergy with carbon capture & storage, hydrogen and advanced nuclear technologies. The Innovating to Net Zero report modelled 100s of potential pathways to 2050 – ramping up or down different technologies and behaviour changes – …
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Plastic-free Periods Campaign

Ella Daish is an activist and environmentalist who has been campaigning since early 2018 to eliminate all plastic from menstrual products. Her award winning campaign has over 200,000 signatures and is going from strength to strength with supermarkets and manufacturers starting to listen and make significant changes. Ella believes change must happen at all levels. She meets with manufacturers and …
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2BePlasticFree Pop-Up Shop

2beplasticfree will be hosting a Pop up Shop at Emily’s Cafe, Earlsdon High Street from 4:30-8pm on the first Thursday of every month. They offer a wide variety of plastic-free alternatives and refillable cleaning products including washing up liquid, laundry powder and much more. See their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/2beplasticfree/
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Making Coventry & Warwickshire’s Green Homes & Communities

Article by Tony McNally, Managing Director, Climate Change Solutions The 2030 climate change emergency makes it imperative to ensure that new homes and communities are a showcase for our low carbon future and provide a better life for all. The Green Building Council illustrates a range of successful best practice including the Norfolk council housing built to passive house standard …
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