- Preston PedalsA well-attended Preston Pedals into the Future event was held at The Larder recently – see Preston Pedals page for more details
- ‘Community Energy Preston’ gets PCC funding!This CAP project which has been meeting for the last two years has received ‘Advancing a Shared Economy in Preston’ funding. It will be used to employ someone part time to progress solar installations.
- Preston Pedals into the Future!Have your say on the future of this project to develop everyday cycling at The Larder July 16th 2.30-5.00pm.See lots of updates on the Projects page.
- Members MeetupThere was a good turnout on 17th June for Robin Jones’ presentation on the progress of Community Energy Preston. Clear explanations of what CEP’s solar offer is, showed the audience that the project is well on its way to viability. An expected grant will enable the part-time appointment of someone to work with the volunteers…
- Community Energy Preston PresentationJune presentation https://www.climateactionpreston.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/17-06-23-Community-Energy-Preston-CEC-Talk-1.pdf
- Upcoming event for Great Big Green WeekAre you worried or frightened about climate change but not sure what to do to help, or who to share your feelings with? Come along to the Preston Climate Emergency Centre, 32 Cheapside (on the Flagmarket) between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 17th June where we will be holding an event for Great Big Green…
- CAP ’23 Friends of the Earth Development DayLast Saturday May 13th, members of CAP and, happily, a few newcomers gathered at the Preston Climate Emergency Centre (CEC) for our annual workshop and development day. We were pleased to have Councillor Carol Henshaw, Preston City Council’s cabinet member for climate change and a supporter of CAP, attending too. The day was facilitated by…
About Climate Action Preston
The objectives of Climate Action Preston are to:
• Hold our local leaders, civic institutions and public agencies to account by monitoring and challenging their climate plans.
• Put local solutions into action.
• Raise public awareness throughout local neighbourhoods, working with local groups and the general public to make our neighbourhoods greener and safer for all.
• Work with all communities and across generations to continuously educate ourselves about the challenges and solutions to the climate and nature emergency.
• Focus as much on biodiversity and nature as on the reduction of individual and institutional carbon footprints.
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