The community development folk at Sostenga, in co-operation with Co-operativesUK, have produced a new resource for greening up your act – The Greener Together Toolkit to complement their website. What I particularly like is the focus on making collective action accessible to newcomers, on proactively involving them, and on assuming that they may have skills […]
Communicating Climate Change
Chris Rose of Campaign Strategy has drawn our attention to Earthscan’s latest Earthcast – a “free live interactive web event”. This one’s on Communicating Climate Change and will help you to: Learn behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable lifestyles and communities Learn effective communications strategies for engaging the public with climate change – (and why […]
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Preparing for a Crude Awakening
Another day, another journey to London… this time to run a workshop to help people prepare for A Crude Awakening, October 16th’s mass action against oil. Numbers were low and it took a while for enough people to gather to run the session (on holding space creatively with everyday equipment such as bicycle locks) effectively, […]
Campaign courses at CAT
An old friend emailed with details of two campaigning courses at Centre for Alternative Technology this autumn, which she’s involved in teaching. They might be right for your organisations or your local group: PEOPLE POWER! Campaigning Skills That Make A Difference Fri 5th November to Sun 7th November 2010 Are you: Part of a group […]
Footpaths – Community Carbon Reduction: training the facilitators
This weekend myself and Emily Hodgkinson (process worker, facilitator and Transition Leicester stalwart) co-facilitated a day and a half training for facilitators at Leicester’s Eco House. More specifically facilitators of the Transition Leicester Footpaths: Community Carbon Reduction project, which I’ve blogged about before. The group of 12 was made up of some people already experienced […]
Islam and climate change – book launch!
Over the years I’ve worked with London Islamic Network for the Environment a couple of times. They’re now known as Wisdom In Nature and have just produced a 20 page booklet: Islam & Climate Change: A Call to Heal Peace to you, We are delighted to announce the launch of the online version of our […]
Just do it!
Here’s one for the film buffs and direct action junkies amongst you. Coming soon, but not to cinemas: Just do it, a documentary to inspire action on climate change. This film needs your help, as this isn’t going to be distributed along the normal commercial lines. So here’s the trailer to give you a taste […]