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Climate Jobs in the UK
Bristol City Hall, Room IP05, 18.30 - 19.45, Friday 5th October
A presentation of work that we have been doing with the Green European Foundation on mapping climate jobs in the UK. This is a fringe event as part of the Green Party conference but is open to those not registered at the conference.
The Future We Want: Shaping Environmental Politics
10:00-16:30 Friday 26th October
Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HB.
Green House is co-hosting this event with the Environmental Politics group of the Political Studies Association (PSA). It is primarily a networking event for policymakers, academics and environmental NGOs to discuss environmental policy-making in a shifting political landscape. See here for further information.
Refusing to debate with climate change deniers
A tweet by Green House Chair, Rupert Read has resulted in a joint letter by 60 writers, politicians and academics saying they will not share a platform with those who deny the reality of human-triggered climate change. The BBC have now issued new guidance for editors.
Interviews with Green House
New Green Reads
By Green House people
I won't go on the BBC if it supplies climate change deniers as 'balance'
Green House chair Rupert Read explains why he said no to a BBC interview.
Brexit: Alternative White Paper
Green House core group member Victor Anderson has written this document for the Repeal Bill Alliance, an alliance of civil society organisations. It sets out what the Brexit landscape looks like now, after the passing of the EU Withdrawal Bill, and what the issues are for charities and campaign groups.
Green House Evidence to DEFRA consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit
For more about the issues involved see our Brexit page.
Job creation from a Sustainable Transition for Sheffield City Region:
How delivering a climate change compatible sub-regional economy will create new enterprises and employment
By Jonathan Essex and Peter Sims.
How would a transition to a zero-carbon economy affect employment? Would jobs be lost or gained? What kinds of jobs might be created, and where would they be? This new report from Green House tries to answer these questions for the Sheffield City Region by bringing together data on the number of jobs associated with activities such as insulating homes or recycling waste with existing economic information about the region, to produce an estimate of the number of jobs that would be created in key sectors of the economy.
Moving Beyond Capital-Centred Growth - planning for jobs across the UK,
by Jonathan Essex
Written as part of the Green European Foundation transnational project, “A Green Transformation: Freedom and Security in Uncertain Times”, this pamphlet argues for economic planning in the UK to provide the jobs that we need to ensure a transition to a low-carbon economy, across the UK.