Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

nextbike at Sustain Wales summit

An Introduction to ‘Active Travel’ sponsor, nextbike As a European market leader and bike sharing pioneer, nextbike is making cycling an integral part of urban mobility, leading the cycling revolution in more than 200 cities across the world, including Dubai, Berlin, Pittsburgh, Cardiff and Warsaw. For over 14 years it has developed reliable and flexible […]

Carbon Literacy Project

Climate News Round-up: What can YOU do?

Climate News Round-up As the Carbon Literacy partners in Wales, we are hard pressed to remember a more extraordinary few weeks of climate news. Below is a brief round-up: Today in the Guardian official advisers to Government say ‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisors David Attenborough returned to […]

Cynnal Cymru welcomes new Policy and Development Manager to the team

This month we are delighted to welcome Clare Sain-ley-Berry to the Cynnal Cymru team. Clare will be taking on a new part-time role as Cynnal Cymru’s Policy and Development Manager. Clare has worked in the sustainable development field for the past 15 years – motivated by the drive for global justice represented by the UN […]

The Future of Mobility and the Sustain Wales Summit

The ‘Future of mobility: urban strategy’ outlines the UK government’s approach to maximising the benefits from transport innovation in cities and towns. It sets out the principles that will guide government’s response to emerging transport technologies and business models. The strategy also contains details of the next steps for the government’s Future of mobility grand […]

Carbon Literacy Showcase at the National Museum Wales

On the 14 March, Cynnal Cymru held a Carbon Literacy networking breakfast event in partnership with The Carbon Literacy Project at the National Museum Wales in Cardiff. It was an opportunity to highlight the work that The Carbon Literacy Project has already been doing with some notable Welsh organisations, such as the National Museum of […]

International Women’s Day 2019 – Women and Sustainable Development

International Women’s Day 2019 is taking place on Friday March 8th. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance. Balance is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, workplace and beyond! Gender balance is essential […]

The 2019 Summit Discussion: Putting the Citizen at the Heart of Urban Travel

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF URBAN TRAVEL 09 MAY 2019 | 09:15 – 16:00 | CARDIFF We are now gathering the resources for our fourth annual Sustain Wales Summit. We have devoted considerable effort in recent years to gather and focus expertise on the future of the car and […]

Opportunities in Low Emission Transport and Mobility

In February, Cynnal Cymru worked in partnership with Jacobs to deliver two major events for the Welsh Government. The objective of these Welsh Government funded events was to enable and motivate public sector professionals to speed up the transition to a low carbon, low emission transport system in Wales, with a particular focus on road […]

Carbon Literacy Education More Important Than Ever!

The recent unseasonal warm weather triggered a flurry of newspaper articles that asked whether this was now the start of the apocalypse. Here for example: Am I the only one who is terrified by this warm weather? Well yes, it probably is related to climate change as the last four years have been the four […]

(Electric) Car Future Wales

Decarbonisation of transport is essential, possible, and replete with opportunity argues Rhodri Huw Thomas, our principal Sustainability Consultant in the below article for IWA as the fourth part in a series of pieces exploring infrastructure priorities in Wales, guest edited by Ed Evans. In Wales, transport is a major (and growing) contributor to climate change. We […]