Fri, 24 Sept|
Wendover Memorial Hall
Come along to our free to attend event and find out about local projects underway to tackle climate change and learn how your can reduce your carbon footprint. Places are limited so don’t miss out and register today…..
Time & Location
24 Sept 2021, 18:00 – 22:00
Wendover Memorial Hall, Wharf Rd, Wendover, Aylesbury HP22 6HF, UK
About the event
Paul Moring – Welcome and Introduction from the Chairman of Climate Action Wendover.
Katie Horgan – 'Rough Around The Edges: Acting Locally’
Katie is Project Officer at Berkshire Buckinghamshire Oxfordshire Wildlife Trusts for Rough Around the Edges, an operation in conjunction with the CCB focussing on grass roots, small scale community actions designed to promote biodiversity against the background of climate change. We hope this will be a suitable counterpoint to people talking about the big issues themselves. Katie will talk about Team Wilder, rather than the much larger scale climate change issues: what we are already doing on the ground with communities is a response to the local impacts of climate change – for her, there is no separation between responding to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Ed Gemmell – ‘Local initiatives making a big difference.’
Ed’s talk will cover the work of the Hazlemere Parish Council’s Climate Emergency Working Party and all the things they are doing locally in their community. Most people are already aware of the climate crisis itself, but Ed will share some ideas about what local government bodies and people can do to make a difference.
Since his ecological conversion in June 2019 Ed has been working full time to prevent the climate and biodiversity crisis. He is Chairman of Hazlemere Climate Emergency Working Party and Hazlemere Parish Councillor and Managing Director of Scientists Warning Europe, Founder of No Disposable Cup Day and Believers Action on Climate Change. He was also recently elected as Buckinghamshire Unitary Councillor as an Independent with only one policy of ‘Climate Action Now’. Ed is a Member of the NALC and LGA climate committees.