Posts Tagged ‘lccn’

LCCN Session: Low carbon communities working with the wider community

January 22nd, 2012

In the afternoon at the Low Carbon Communities conference I attended the workshop entitled: Low carbon communities working with the wider community.

There were presentations from the following people representing a range of groups:

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LCCN Session: Homes and Energy Efficiency – lessons learnt from projects

January 21st, 2012

Another workshop on energy efficiency focussed on lessons from projects run by two low carbon community groups: Low Carbon West Oxford and Muswell Hill Sustainability Group

Firstly Low Carbon West Oxford which covers the area from Oxford’s railway station and extends along the very busy Botley Road and includes 1600 households in mainly terraced housing and an industrial estate where the King’s Conference centre is located which hosted the conference.

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LCCN session: homes and energy efficiency

January 18th, 2012

How can you get people to care about the link between fuel and climate change when they can’t even afford to pay the gas bill? This question kept coming up, in different ways, during the second morning session I attended at the Low Carbon Communities conference. As Chris Church, session facilitator, put it: “Energy is about bills for many people, not about climate change or renewables.”

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LCCN session: carbon allowances and trading

January 17th, 2012

The Low Carbon Communities conference was split into various different sessions, with a choice about what to attend. I’m interested in carbon allowances and carbon trading, so my first session was the one entitled Community energy, carbon allowances and the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Unsnappy title, but a very interesting discussion.

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Getting started at the Low Carbon Communities conference

January 14th, 2012

When a national low-carbon event happens just a short bus ride away, it would be rude not to pop along. That’s why Sustainable Witney sent two delegates to the Low Carbon Communities conference today.

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