If you missed Dorset CAN's Zoom Get-Together on Wednesday 24th March
Watch the evening and get inspired and find how you can help create and achieve
A VISION FOR DORSET
Watch the Zoom recording here
The recording features:
1. Are you ready to be inspired?
Nicola Peel - international Speaker & Solutionist
Nicola’s job is to inspire others to make a difference in the world.
She pushed us all to question everything. Where there is a problem there is always a solution. https://www.nicolapeel.com/
2. How can Dorset become self-sufficient on renewable energy?
Pete West from Dorset Community Energy shared from his 15 years experience in the renewable energy sector.
3. How do we solve Society's dependence on private car use?
Mark Hodgson explained Co Cars' philosophy and practice. It's a social enterprise running Car Clubs and e-bike, cargo bikes and e-vans throughout Devon and the West Country, https://www.co-cars.co.uk/
4. How to engage young people? Lessons learnt from setting up Wiltshire Climate Alliance Youth
Carys Richards and Poppy Taylor from Wiltshire Climate Alliance (WCA) Youth Group talked about setting up the group, tips for youth engagement, challenges and how to use social media for youth etc.
5. How can we engage the public and our MPs in the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill (CEE Bill)? & How can we be more effective media communicators?
Joanna Bury XR Wimborne, Lawyers for XR, XR Rebel Every Day,
Joanna is passionate about the CEE Bill and communicating and shared her top tips
6. Would you like to know more about the People's Assembly movement sweeping across Dorset?
Caz Dennett & Julie Booker XR Dorset & South West Advocacy & Dorset Action; Scott Lighten Portland4Planet & Dorset Community Assemblies
They explained People's Assemblies and how taking assemblies out into the community is achieving change. Plus their pension divestment and CEE Bill campaigns.
More info: https://dtaction.co.uk/local-plan/
7. How can we combine addressing climate change and help low income families?
Marisa Rehana Mann spoke about how if done organically low carbon footprint, healthy food, exercise, microbiomes and biodiversity, helps low income families and preserves environments.
8. How do we change land use to meet the challenges of the Climate & Ecological Emergency?
Martin Price from Friends of the Earth E. Dorset had lots of ideas to share about the links between land use, travel and energy consumption..
More info: https://friendsoftheearth.uk/groups/eastdorset
9. How do we make our concrete and underused spaces biodiverse and provide us with food?
Donna Curtis gave a fantastic talk on 'Living roofs'. They sequester carbon, reduce noise and pollution, provide insulation and reduce rain runoff. They can also provide food.