Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

Partnership project to deliver 3,500 healthy homes in Neath Port Talbot

This January will see the ground-breaking Healthy Homes Healthy People project arrive in Neath Port Talbot. Run by a local Community Interest Company, with the support of a dozen local organisations, the project is set to make a real difference to people who are struggling to pay their bills or heat their homes. Healthy Homes […]

RenewableUK Cymru welcomes EDF Renewables plans for 110MW windfarm

RenewableUK Cymru has welcomed EDF Renewables announcement of a plans to develop a wind farm called Garn Fach, south of Newtown, Powys, in partnership with 14 local farming families. The project is likely to consist of up to 22 turbines, each producing around 5 MW. That’s 110MW capable of generating enough low carbon electricity for […]

Young ‘climate crusaders’ celebrate 25 years of Eco-Schools

Young people from across Wales came together to mark the 25th anniversary of the international Eco-Schools programme at a series of National Eco-Committee events. Nearly 150 young people from 65 primary schools took part in the three events held at Bedwellty Park in Tredegar, National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthne, Canolfan Cae Cymro in Clawddnewydd […]

Young people from across Wales come together to debate climate change at the National Assembly

Young people from all over Wales will be coming together at the Senedd in Cardiff on 21st November to debate climate change in front of Ministers, Assembly Members and representatives from the Future Generations Commissioner’s Office. “MockCOP” is an event modelled on the UN’s Conference of the Parties (COP), where representatives from countries all over […]

Sustainable Academy Awards 2019 shortlist announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Sustainable Academy Awards – celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership from across Wales. 24 finalists across eight categories have been chosen by our expert judging panel to go through to the public vote. The Awards recognise the amazing people, projects and initiatives that are contributing […]

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is declaring a global climate and ecological emergency

Today (18 September 2019), Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is declaring a global climate and ecological emergency and reconfirming its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Amgueddfa Cymru is also pledging its support to the young people who are participating in the Global Climate Strike later this week (20-27 September) as well as the […]

Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru to host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019

The Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 will be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on the 24 and 25 September. The conference will bring together climate and energy researchers, built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of energy and low carbon policies into practice. The conference will be […]

Wales’ Best Green Spaces Announced

Another record-breaking year as 221 parks and green spaces across Wales achieve Green Flag Award status Keep Wales Tidy has revealed this year’s Green Flag Award winners – the international mark of a quality park or green space. 221 parks and green spaces have met the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag […]