Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

(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 […]

Ten Trees for Christmas

Did you know, your Christmas tree is one of 6 million trees that will be thrown away this January? Size of Wales have the solution for you! Their Christmas campaign, ‘Ten Trees for Christmas’ is unique to Wales and is offering you the chance to offset this figure and be part of Wales’ response to […]

Wales’ Certified Carbon Literacy Trainer

Cynnal Cymru is now the official partner of the Carbon Literacy project in Wales and we are proud to announce that our colleague Rhodri Thomas is now the first Certified Carbon Literacy Trainer in Wales. Carbon Literacy is a concept created in Manchester by Cooler Projects Ltd. and administered by the Carbon Literacy Trust. It […]

Wildlife declines show nature needs life support

WWF Cymru calls for ‘A New Deal for Welsh Nature’ and for Welsh political leaders to step up action in the fight for our world. Plummeting populations of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish around the world are an urgent sign that nature needs life support, WWF warned today. The conservation organisation’s flagship Living Planet Report […]

Carbon Literacy Following IPCC Report Publication

In the week following the publication of the latest IPCC report on climate change, we are very pleased to be delivering more Carbon Literacy sessions courtesy of Social Farms and Gardens, in Cardiff and Bangor. As this BBC report explains the IPCC has made it clear that citizens have just as much of a role […]

Continual Development as Carbon Literacy Partner in Wales

Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales are continuing to make progress and develop Carbon Literacy courses for different audiences and peer groups as the Official Partner of the Carbon Literacy Trust in Wales, supported by our friends in Manchester. September saw us running an introductory session attended by colleagues from Acuity Legal, Dŵr Cymru, Coleg Y Cymoedd and […]

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Top Tips for creating an Award-winning entry for the new Sustainable Academy Awards

With only a few weeks left to apply for the Sustainable Academy Awards, we’ve put together a few words of encouragement and advice from one of our judges, to help you create that Award-winning entry. As always we are looking for outstanding individuals, projects or initiatives that are helping to deliver at least one of […]

Car Futures Wales – The Road Ahead

This week the UK Government has launched its Road To Zero Strategy  which gives a clear indicator that ultra low emission and electric vehicles are the future for the UK. The Welsh Government has also launched consultation on Achieving Our Low Carbon Pathway to 2030 In February 2018, we held the Car Futures Wales conference with […]

Green Fleet Cymru – Event Report

Rhodri Thomas, Sustainability Consultant for Cynnal Cymru, shares his views on what he learnt at the Green Fleet Cymru event at Cardiff City Stadium on the 21st June. Read the views of industry experts, UK and Welsh government officials and Rhodri’s startling conclusion! On the 21st June I attended a very interesting event at the […]

Let’s make Wales ‘Go Green’ throughout June for Go Green Day

With Go Green Day planned for Friday 22 June 2018, Size of Wales is inviting people to make June a green month! Go Green Day is an annual day of green action organised by climate change charity, Size of Wales. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups will be taking part, helping […]