Our first mini-seminar was ‘What We Need To Do Nowโ€™ presented by Chris Goodall

This talk was based on Chris Goodallโ€™s book which offers a set of solutions to each of the main challenges posed by global heating including energy supply, housing, food, clothing and manufacturing problem areas, such as cement and steel. It also looked briefly at the opportunities for direct capture of CO2 from air. To watch the video click below.

Our second mini-seminar was People Powered Retrofitโ€™ by Liam Schofield of the Carbon Coop in Manchester.

Liam spoke about a community-led project for improving comfort and lowering carbon in existing housing. The Carbon Coop take a bottom-up approach to retrofit. Instead of the top-down one-size-fits-all approach taken in some government initiatives, the Carbon coop looks at local needs and resources to build partnerships between households and local firms.