Pack with Care!

Wednesday 29 March 2023 7.30pm The Speaker – Fiona Thompson Fiona is a senior sustainability consultant, with specific expertise in Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) compliance and packaging recyclability across the UK & Europe. Within her role at Ricardo, Fiona explores alternative packaging materials, considering their environmental impacts and supports clients to achieve their sustainable packagingContinue reading “Pack with Care!”

From Surviving to Thriving

7 December 2022 Dr Dominic Walker Analyst in energy and the Net Zero transition at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, helping to decarbonise the UK energy system ahead of Net Zero by 2050. His PhD explored the role of art in communicating science and environmental change through institutions, culture and society. HeContinue reading “From Surviving to Thriving”

Don’t Chuck it Out!

16 November 2022 In this lively discussion, we learned from people with experience of repair cafes and scrap stores; vital, sociable projects which bring communities together and keep stuff out of landfill! To watch the recording on YouTube, click the link above. Links shared during the talk are below, but if you know of anythingContinue reading “Don’t Chuck it Out!”

Rubbish is a Resource!

See Watch Video button below for recording of this event The Speaker Rubbish Ideas is a UK-based sustainable design consultancy which designs, makes, and sells only products and services which support the circular economy Connor Bryant is a circular economy entrepreneur, campaigner, and speaker. He co-founded Rubbish Ideas and is CEO of The Rubbish Project,Continue reading “Rubbish is a Resource!”

Greener, Cheaper Energy from Smart Technology

See past events page The Speaker Phil Steele Future Technologies Evangelist at Octopus Energy Phil is instrumental in driving innovation in areas such as tariffs that vary to reflect demand, export tariffs, Smart Energy connected products and services, and grant funded R&D projects. He previously launched and ran his own Intelligent Smart Home platform, nCubeContinue reading “Greener, Cheaper Energy from Smart Technology”

A Future with Hydrogen

Talk took place in June 2022 Tim Podesta is a subject matter expert and active advisor in project management and investment analysis, with deep experience of the oil, gas, petrochemical and energy industries. He is currently an independent consultant and Faculty member of the World Hydrogen Leaders Academy delivering training in the subject of HydrogenContinue reading “A Future with Hydrogen”

Dive into the World of Oceans

Wednesday 30 March 7.30pm A lady who talks about weird fish and other fascinating ocean creatures, rather than a weird lady! Gloria Barnett is a passionate and well-informed champion of marine conservation. She is an ocean adventurer, scuba diver, film maker and scientist, and an educator who writes books for children, young and old. HerContinue reading “Dive into the World of Oceans”

Africa: Where Climate Change Hits Harder

Talk took place in April 2022 Malin Rosenkvist is an international development expert and passionate advocate for gender equality. She has a degree in International Politics and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. As the Director of Fundraising and Communications at MicroLoan Foundation, Malin is working to alleviate povertyContinue reading “Africa: Where Climate Change Hits Harder”

Food: a Global Problem with Local Solutions

Dr Christian Reynolds is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Food Policy, City University, London. Christian is recognised as a global expert on food loss and waste and sustainable diets. He has worked on these issues in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the UK, US, and Europe. Christian also researches sustainable cookery; food history; and theContinue reading “Food: a Global Problem with Local Solutions”