Localism Climate Change Workshops

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We are holding a series of six Localism Climate Change workshops to help share information about climate change schemes and initiatives and ideas on how we can work together to address climate change and help Cornwall to become carbon neutral.

The first workshop was held in Liskeard in February 2020.

We heard from Cllr Edwina Hannaford, Cornwall Council Cabinet Member for Climate Change, about Cornwall Council's action plan and work to tackle climate change in Cornwall. We also heard about the Forest for Cornwall and from Rob Lacey about the new Climate Change Planning Development Document or DPD that will help to tackle climate change by supporting green energy, enhancing the environment, more efficient housing, greener travel, and community resilience to safeguard the future for everyone.

You can view the presentations given at the workshop using the links in the 'Documents and presentations' box on the right of this page è

Unfortunately the other workshops had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic but we will hold them as soon as national guidelines allow us to.

Please explore the schemes and initiatives shared at the workshops below


We are holding a series of six Localism Climate Change workshops to help share information about climate change schemes and initiatives and ideas on how we can work together to address climate change and help Cornwall to become carbon neutral.

The first workshop was held in Liskeard in February 2020.

We heard from Cllr Edwina Hannaford, Cornwall Council Cabinet Member for Climate Change, about Cornwall Council's action plan and work to tackle climate change in Cornwall. We also heard about the Forest for Cornwall and from Rob Lacey about the new Climate Change Planning Development Document or DPD that will help to tackle climate change by supporting green energy, enhancing the environment, more efficient housing, greener travel, and community resilience to safeguard the future for everyone.

You can view the presentations given at the workshop using the links in the 'Documents and presentations' box on the right of this page è

Unfortunately the other workshops had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic but we will hold them as soon as national guidelines allow us to.

Please explore the schemes and initiatives shared at the workshops below


  • Liskeard Localism Climate Change Workshop

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    18 Jun 2020
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    Over 60 people took part in the Localism climate change workshop in Liskeard. It was great to see so many people with the same passion together and the room was buzzing with enthusiasm.

    Working in groups we talked about what we are all doing in our local areas and shared information about the different types of schemes and initiatives to protect our environment and tackle climate change in Cornwall.

    View the list of projects shared as part of the workshop


  • Penzance Localism Climate Change Workshop - postponed

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    18 Jun 2020

    We will share a summary of the Penzance Localism Climate Change workshop here once the workshop has taken place.

    We will post a list of the projects shared at the workshop once the workshop has taken place.


  • Truro Localism Climate Change Workshop - postponed

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    18 Jun 2020

    We will share a summary of the Truro Localism Climate Change workshop here once the workshop has taken place.

    We will post a list of the projects shared at the workshop once the workshop has taken place.


  • North East Cornwall Localism Climate Change Workshop - postponed

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    18 Jun 2020

    We will share a summary of the North East Cornwall Localism Climate Change workshop here once the workshop has taken place.

    We will post a list of the projects shared at the workshop once the workshop has taken place.


  • Redruth Localism Climate Change Workshop - postponed

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    18 Jun 2020

    We will share a summary of the Redruth Localism Climate Change workshop here once the workshop has taken place.

    We will post a list of the projects shared at the workshop once the workshop has taken place.


  • Mid Cornwall Localism Climate Change Workshop - postponed

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    18 Jun 2020

    We will share a summary of the Mid Cornwall Localism Climate Change workshop here once the workshop has taken place.

    We will post a list of the projects shared at the workshop once the workshop has taken place.