COP26 Events Programme

The Carbon Literacy Project is running an extensive program of sector-specific, online events across the two weeks of COP26 – 1st-12th November 2021. Further details and sign-up links can be found below.

Monday 1st

Agenda
Action Day Webinar – 10:00-17:00
10:00 – 10:10 Phil Korbel, The Carbon Literacy Project
10:10 – 10:30 Steve Frampton, Association of Colleges
10:30 – 11:00 Heather Leonard, Autotrader
11:00 – 11:30 Jane Mörk & Rachel Dunk, Manchester Metropolitan University
11:30 – 12:00 Geoff Mackey, BASF
12:00 – 12:30 Aoife Hutton, Keep Scotland Beautiful
12:30 – 13:00 James Dove, Climate EQ
13:00 – 13:30 Tom Rumboll, Synetiq
13:30 – 13:45 Sinclair Motors & Rhodri Thomas, Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales
13:45 – 14:30 Sophie Kacki & Meher Manga, PRME
15:00 – 15:15 Alison Criddle & Kaye Hardyman, Museum Development North West
15:15 – 15:30 Brad Blundell, Anthesis Group
16:00 – 16:30 Debra Conroy, Manchester City Council
16:45 – 17:00 Jane Mörk, ManMet University

Global Zoom Tour – 17:00-18:00
17:00-18:00 – Zoom Tour

Wednesday 3rd

Agenda
09:00 – 09:20  An introduction into Anthesis and our Carbon Literacy Journey
09.20 – 09:40  An introduction to Carbon Literacy, what it means for the sector, and why it’s vital
09:40 – 10:40  A taster session, including opportunities to network
10:40 – 11:00  Q&A

Finance with Anthesis Video Recording

10:30 – 11:00 An Interview with Louise Townsend, Head of Social Value and Sustainability, Morgan Sindall. who will talk about Morgan Sindall’s innovative plans to enhance the sustainability of the construction sector and the role Carbon Literacy is playing in this.

Event postponed – new date will be posted as soon as possible.

Thursday 4th

Agenda
10:00 – 11:30  Culture Taking Action Against Climate Change
–      Carbon Literacy Project Introduces Museum Sector Day at COP26
–      MDNW – Roots and Branches project
–      Arts Council England – Environmental responsibility
–      Museums Galleries Scotland – Culture at COP26
–      National Museums Directors’ Council – Environment & Ecology Group
–      National Museum Wales – Carbon Literacy training & maintaining momentum
–      HOME, Manchester – Carbon Literacy action
–      Greater Manchester Arts Sustainability Team – Working collaboratively
–      International Institute of Conservation (IIC), International Council of Museums – Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC) and International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) – Joint commitment for climate action
–      Poem – ‘The Tables Turned’ by William Wordsworth, read by Michael McGregor, Director, Wordsworth Grasmere

14:00 – 15:30  Museums Taking Action Against Climate Change
–      Carbon Literacy Project Introduces Museum Sector Day at COP26
–      MDNW & Carbon Literacy Project – Roots and Branches project: introduction to Museums’ Carbon Literacy Toolkit and taster session of toolkit
–      Touchstones Rochdale – Dippy exhibition and Carbon Literacy
–      Judges’ Lodgings, Lancaster – Carbon Literacy and forming a Green team
–      University of Salford Art Collection – Energy House: interview with artists in residence
–      Climate Museum UK – Collections through an ECO lens
–      Manchester Jewish Museum – Lower energy development
–      Manchester Museum – Rewilding exhibition
–      The Whitworth – Whitworth park
–      Port Sunlight Village Trust – Sustainability strategy
–      Poem – ‘Revolution in Progress’, Louise Wallwein, poet & playwright

Museums Focus Day Video Recordings

Friday 5th

Agenda
09:00 – 09:45  An overview of Carbon Literacy training in universities and colleges
10:00 – 11:00  The need for Carbon Literacy in HE and the NTU toolkit course
11:30 – 12:30  MMU Leadership Toolkit Launch
13:00 – 14:00  Carbon Literacy Café with Chester University
14:15 – 14:45  Becoming a Student Trainer
15:00 – 15:45  Trainer Tips and Q&A
16:00 – 16:30  The need for Carbon Literacy in Further Education
16:45 – 17:15  General Q&A and Chat with The CLP Team

Universities & Colleges Day Video Recordings

Saturday 6th

Event Postponed – new date TBC

Monday 8th

Agenda
10:00 – 11:00  What training tools are available?
11:30 – 12:30  Hear from organisations who have used the Toolkit
13:00 – 13:30  What role does staff education and engagement have in meeting NHS net-zero?
14:00 – 15:00  How can Carbon Literacy Training engage learners?
15:30 – 17:00  Q&A: Need to know more?

Healthcare Focus Day Video Recordings

Agenda

13:00 – 13:05 Welcome, Housekeeping and Introduction
13:05 – 13:30 Who are The Carbon Literacy Project and where does food and diet fit into the equation?
13:30 – 13:45 How Dietitians can benefit from training?
13:45 – 14:00 Actions dietitians can take today themselves including signposting to key resources.

Food & Diet with Quorn Video Recording

Tuesday 9th

10:00-11:00 Introduction to Carbon Literacy for Social Housing
11:30-12:30 How can organisations collaborate on climate action?

Social Housing Day Video Recordings

Wednesday 10th

Agenda
–      An introduction to Carbon Literacy
–      An explanation of what the Toolkit includes
–      A description of what is covered in the course
–      A question and answer session

 

Automotive Toolkit Launch Sign Up Link

A Carbon Literacy Toolkit for Rail? – A Discussion

A discussion on the need for Carbon Literacy within UK Rail, and a review of progress so far on the project to develop a collaborative Carbon Literacy Toolkit for the sector.

We’ll be joined by:
Nicola Martin, Head of Sustainability, Transpennine Express
Gareth Williams, Head of Sustainability, Avanti West Coast

Rail Focus Day Sign Up Link

Thursday 11th

Agenda
09:30 – 10:30  Carbon Literacy for the Civil Service

Civil Service Focus Day Sign Up Link

Agenda TBC
09:15 – 10:00  Introduction to Carbon Literacy for Local Authorities – What? Why? How?
10:00 – 10:30  Carbon Literacy for Elected Members – Scottish Cities Case Study
11:15 – 12:15  Panel Event – Hear from Carbon Literate Council’s
12:30 – 13:00  Carbon Literacy for Local Authorities Networking – Separate Booking Link
14:00 – 15:00  Town and Parish Councils Toolkit – Sneak Peek! – Separate Booking Link
15:30 – 16:30  Local Authorities Showcase

Local Authorities Focus Day Sign Up Link

CL for Local Authorities Networking Session Sign Up Link

Town and Parish Councils Toolkit Session Sign Up Link

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