Green Jumper Day
Friday, November 26, 2021
On Green Jumper Day, everyone - school children, politicians and footballers, shopkeepers and shoppers, big business owners and those staying at home - are being asked to turn down the thermostat, keep warm in a green jumper, and make a donation to help Green Jumper achieve its goals.
National Railway Museum Climate Talks
Through 2021 (free online)
The Science Museum Group is hosting a series of Climate Talks—panel discussions, Q&As and events connecting you with leaders, experts, activists and campaigners as they discuss how to tackle the problems facing our communities due to climate change.
Retrofit Awareness Event
Monday 1 November, 2021
This free of charge event aims to provide the local building industry with the knowledge and understanding of what retrofitting is all about and why it’s important to local homeowners.
Invisible Highways - Have I Lost You Yet!
Monday 12 July, 2021
Nature is one of our biggest allies in the fight against climate change and whilst more people than ever are discovering its value access to it is under threat right now. This UNA Harrogate event looks at our Rights of Way heritage and the actions being taken to preserve bridleways and footpaths, to encourage active travel.
Walk to School Day
Friday 18 June, 2021
Following on from Walk to School Week (17-21 May) organised by Living Streets, Zero Carbon Harrogate are launching the Harrogate District Walk to School Day, which will be the start of regular half-term event.
Climate Cafes with
Thursday 27 May, 2021
The first in a regular programme of sessions, hosted by Harrogate College in collaboration with Zero Carbon Harrogate, which aim to give support to those experiencing eco-anxiety.
Having Conversations About Climate Change & Eco-anxiety (view proceedings)
Tuesday 27 April, 2021
This webinar will take a look at the impact that our concerns about climate change can have on our emotional stability and mental health, and highlight ways they can be addressed and limited.
Driving Change and Innovation: Lessons from London 2012 and decarbonisation in the rail industry (View proceedings)
Monday 26 April, 2021
This is a UNA Harrogate event with guest speaker Emma Nicholson, a Development Project Manager working in the rail sector.
Building Effective MP Relationships - Harrogate, Ripon and Selby
Tuesday 20 April, 2021
This online training session, from Hope for the Future will offer you tried and tested advice to help you be most effective in engaging with your MP on climate change.
Easter 2021 Kids Competition
Get crafty this Easter with our fantastic competition, to draw a poster about how and why we should reduce our carbon footprint. Open to children aged 11 years or under. Details here
The Low Carbon Diet Plan - Healthy for you and the Planet (view proceedings)
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Exploring the most effective ways of reducing the carbon emissions from our diet and how can we reduce our food waste.
From the Farm to Your Kitchen - The 'Carbonomics' of the Food Supply Chain (view proceedings)
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Understanding the carbon cost of local production and buying seasonal, and showing how food companies can decarbonise their supply chains. The Zero Carbon Harrogate AGM took place at the end of this event.
Engaging the Community in Climate Change - Lessons from COP26 (View proceedings)
Monday, February 8, 2021
Kat Jones, COP26 Project Manager and Tami Pein, Events Officer for Stop Climate Chaos Scotland explained how they are building community in the run up to COP26 and explored the possibilities for community engagement in the Harrogate.
Cutting the Carbon on Your Plate: From the Ground Up - Why Sustainable Farming Matters (View proceedings)
Thursday, January 14, 2021
This event is the first in a series of three food themed sessions looking at the 'carbon on your plate' where we welcome guest speakers from the farming community.
Volunteer Engagement Evening
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Join us for this evening event (online), to learn more about volunteering opportunities with Zero Carbon Harrogate and our plans for 2021. There will be opportunities to increase your knowledge around climate change, find out the best way to engage...
The Value of Moving your Business to Net Zero Emissions
Monday, December 7, 2020
A Harrogate Chamber of Commerce event in conjunction with Zero Carbon Harrogate, looking at the benefits to be gained by businesses in moving to a carbon neutral business model.
Global Climate Change and the Implications for Harrogate District (View proceedings)
Monday, November 9, 2020
How can Harrogate play its part in the global green recovery? Profs Piers Forster and Andy Shepherd of the University of Leeds will discuss the global ramifications of their work into climate change, drawing on their influential work in atmospheric and polar science.
Climate Forum: The immense value of insulation (View proceedings)
Monday, October 12, 2020
A webinar co-hosted by UNA Harrogate and Zero Carbon Harrogate. Andy Walker of Sure Insulation, and Ivana Jakubkova, a founder member of York Community Energy who emphasised the importance of insulation in the fight against climate change. Jim Wild from LEDA was also be in the audience to offer thoughts on this topic.
Climate Forum: Why data matters in the fight against climate change (View proceedings)
Monday, September 14, 2020
Phil Clothier from Barrett Values Centre and Marios Kyriacou of AxiaOrigin will talk about methods for measuring values in organisations and nations, in a manner that tests readiness for sustainability and the use of internet data to facilitate sustainability.