Tags: CK Futures
Join us for our next CK Futures talk on Wednesday 27th October at 7pm at the Stanton Hall in Charlton Kings.
Our guest speaker this time will be Eoin McQuone, the Founder and Chief Climate Coach of "Go Climate Positive", a carbon certification programme for SMEs based in Cheltenham.
Eoin will explain how smaller businesses can get a grip on their carbon footprint, and communicate that in an open and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:17 by Joanna Noles
In 2022 the nation will celebrate the Queen's 70th Anniversary as monarch, the first time any British monarch has reached this historic milestone. Celebrations will be held throughout the year, focusing on a four-day Bank Holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June. The event will reflect on her Majesty's reign, and her impact on the U.K. and the world since 1952.
To mark the event, The Honourable... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 13:58 by Joanna Noles
What if there was a way that local authorities could raise money specifically to spend on transport infrastructure?
It's called the Workplace Parking Levy. Nottingham City Council have used it to raise over £80m in the last 10 years. Other councils such as Oxford, Leicester and Edinburgh are all progressing this scheme.
Join Cheltenham Clean Air on Wednesday 22nd Sept at 7pm, who have invited speakers... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:24 by Joanna Noles
We are delighted to announce our first 'in person' event in the CK Futures calendar so far. Dr Jonathan Scurlock will discuss if it is possible to achieve net zero carbon emissions across the whole of agricultural production by 2040, which was the ambitious target set by the National Farmers Union in 2019.
Dr Jonathan Scurlock who is the chief advisor to the NFU and instrumental in developing this strategy,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:30 by Joanna Noles
Join Dr Peter Boait as he discusses the challenges for national and local infrastructure as we make the transition to net zero, at the next event in our series of webinars.
Peter Boait is local Charlton Kings resident and a Research Fellow at De Montfort University's Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development. He is an engineer who has been working on low carbon domestic energy for 20 years.
Register... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:13 by Joanna Noles
Join Dr Peter Boait on Wednesday 28th July at 7.00pm, as he discusses the challenges for national and local infrastructure as we make the transition to net zero.Peter Boait is local Charlton Kings resident and a Research Fellow at De Montfort University's Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development. He is an engineer who has been working on low carbon domestic energy for 20 years.This is a virtual... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 12:57 by Joanna Noles
A reminder that our next CK Futures event is taking place on Wednesday 30th June at 8pm.
Join our speaker Matt Cleevely, of Cleevely EV, for a virtual seminar on Electric Vehicles. Matt will talk to us about the benefits of switching to Electric vehicles and can answer any questions you may have.
Please register your attendance at this event via the Eventbrite link below.
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 09:53 by Joanna Noles
Due to the recent extension of Covid restrictions, we are unable to proceed with the 'in person' CK Futures seminar at the Stanton Hall, as originally planned.
Instead you are invited to join our speaker Matt Cleevely of Cleevely EV for a virtual webinar where Matt will answer your questions on the benefits of Electric Cars.
The event will take place on Wednesday 30th June at 8pm.
Please click on the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:43 by Joanna Noles
Cllr Felicity Parnham was invited to speak to the Rotary Club on behalf of CK Futures. She attended a virtual meeting on 25th May 2021 and shared Charlton Kings Parish Council's response to Cheltenham Borough Council's climate emergency declaration and its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030. There were some insightful questions and the response to some of them is set out below:
What is carbon neutral?... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:45 by Joanna Noles