Pre-COP26 webinar series: practical climate actions for councils
WRITTEN BY Local Partnerships
POSTED ON 23rd September 2021
Join The MJ and Local Partnerships for a series of three webinars focused on the practical acceleration of climate action in the run up to COP26. Chaired by Heather Jameson, The MJ’s editor, we will feature insights and delivery advice from the winners, highly commended and commended local authorities in the 2021 MJ Award: “leadership in responding to the climate emergency”.
Monday 4 October, 11am-12pm: We will be joined by Lancaster City Council who were commended for their approach to using data and smart procurement to obtain the largest Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme allocation of any district council together with a programme of fleet electrification including public access to charging infrastructure. We will explore the identification and use of data to drive action, resource-effective procurement and removal of barriers to action.
Monday 11 October, 11am-12pm: We will be joined by winners Cornwall Council, whose decision making and governance strategies were at the heart of their success. In this webinar we will cover the importance of robust business case development, decision making and programme governance.
Monday 18 October, 11am-12pm: Highly commended Hounslow Council will provide an overview of their work on local area energy planning, alongside Aurora Energy Research, who will offer insights on future energy supply and pricing. We will shine a spotlight on ensuring your energy supplies are genuinely renewable and maximising the benefits of area-wide energy planning.