Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

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 […]

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 […]