Newsleaf have just published their Bumper Spring Edition newsletter which has a particular focus on bees and bee conservation. This edition includes ideas for ‘bee friendly’ initiatives, with examples from schools. Continue reading
The aim of World Environment Day is to create awareness for a particular issue chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), this year on the 5th June the focus will be on food. This has been given the name think.eat.save which particularly looks at the food we waste. The think.eat.save campaign has partners such as the UK not-for-profit organisation Love Food Hate Waste and the UN’s Zero Hunger challenge.
Walk to Work Week is taking place on 13th-17th May and is set up by the charity Living Streets who aim to create safer and more enjoyable streets in the community. The aim of Walk to Work Week is to get more people to walk to and from work. This is part of a larger campaign National Walking Month which is taking place throughout May which encourages people to continue to walk more often. You can take part in Walk to Work Week as an individual or a workplace.
Please note that OC3 is no longer being updated and will be offline from November 2013. Key information from OC3 will be transferred across to Staffordshire County Council's Climate Change pages over the course of the next few months. Many thanks.
What's This Site All About?
Climate change is a huge subject and it is often difficult to know where to start. From the complex science behind climate change to the various ways in which you can save money, the morass of information available about the subject can sometimes be a bit overwhelming.
That's where OC3 comes in.
It is intended as a guide to help people living in Staffordshire through all of the information that is already out there. It acts as a one stop shop on all things energy efficient and carbon saving. It aims to direct you to the most up to date, important and relevant information and filters out all of the things you don't need to know.
How will we be affected in Staffordshire?
What will the impacts be on our services and in our communities?
How can you help towards tackling climate change and save money in the process?