Climate action webinars now available to view

WRITTEN BY Local Partnerships
POSTED ON 22nd October 2021

The MJ and Local Partnerships jointly hosted a webinar series in the run up to COP26, designed for local authorities seeking to accelerate their action on the climate crisis through practical solutions.

The webinars, chaired by Heather Jameson, Editor of The MJ, utilise the experience of Local Partnerships and The MJ, and feature insights and delivery advice from the local authorities who submitted outstanding applications to the 2021 MJ Award: “leadership in responding to the climate emergency”.

All the webinars are now available to watch on our website.

Webinar one – Monday 4 October

This webinar is on using data and smart procurement, with Mark Davies from Lancaster City Council and Jo Wall from Local Partnerships.

Watch the recording of the webinar. 

Webinar two – Monday 11 October

This webinar covers the importance of robust business case development, decision making and programme governance.

We hear from Kate Kennally, Chief Executive of Cornwall Council, and from Peter Marsh, Service Director for Environment and Climate Change at Cornwall Council. Also speaking is Louise Marix Evans. Louise worked with the Committee on Climate Change as an advisor on the local authority role in delivering the Sixth Carbon Budget and was a judge on the MJ award.

You can watch the recording of the webinar and download the slides used in the presentation.

Webinar three – Monday 18 October

This webinar explores using renewable energy to meet your climate targets, with Cllr Katherine Dunne from Hounslow Council, Richard Howard from Aurora Energy Research, Jo Wall and Sean Hanson from Local Partnerships.

Watch the recording of the webinar and download the slides used in the presentation.

⬆️ Strategic Director Martin Forbes writes for the MJ about levelling up and how to negotiate the challenges ahead. Join members of our bid review team for a webinar on 13 December to look at these issues further. Register here:

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