Reading Climate Action Network

Low CarbonOUR VISION - to build a thriving network of businesses and organisations who will be at the forefront of developing solutions for reducing carbon emissions and preparing for climate change.

Why businesses? 46% of Reading's greenhouse gas emissions come from commercial activity. That's why it's crucial for businesses to be involved in developing solutions, with us, to tackle climate change.

Find out what businesses can do

We also want the whole community of Reading to get involved and become part of our Reading Climate Action Network.

Watch our video on the network (2.44 mins)

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Latest news, events & articles 

Extreme Weather Events & Climate Change - 7:45 pm, Wednesday 16th March, Reading town centre.  This is the first in four public presentations on climate change, where extreme events from recent years and what we might expect to see in the future will be discussed.  Read more here....

SCHOOLS! Sign up for the climate change poster competition! Deadline 15th April 2016.

Great debate: "Can Renewables Meet Our Electricity Needs?", Monday 14 March at the University of Reading.

Public lecture: "Wildlife in a warmer world: Where are we and where are we going?", Wednesday 23 March, 7.30pm at the Henley Business School.

Reading in 2036 - RCCP Board responds to Councils consultation (now closed)  Read more here.

The COP 21 conference brought a new climate deal for 200 nations. Read more about it on The Guardian website.

RCAN were pleased to be supporting the Reading climate march and the Reading Model COP21 Conference.

Green Business 101

Read this useful guide to help businesses from the start of their eco-journey. Advice ranges from tips on good house keeping to the more thorough undertaking of measuring you carbon footprint. Find out more....

Has your business planned for the effects of extreme weather? 

Business can plan to avoid disruption caused by floods, heat waves and other extreme weather.  Find out more...

Apply for a RCAN grant

Up to £2000 for local projects, find out more.

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