Free screening: ‘The Truth Behind the Dash for Gas’

This film examines the potential impacts of fracking and coal bed methane extraction in Somerset and beyond. It includes the social, health and environmental consequences associated with unconventional gas drilling.

FREE Talk: Land Use and Climate Change

How does humans’ use of land contribute to climate change? Is the livestock industry a bigger source of greenhouse gases than fossil fuels? What is Biological Energy Carbon Capture and Storage and should it underpin climate change policy? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy will be explaining the climate change impact of land use in … Continued

Free talk: Divestment and Positive Investment

Where are with fossil fuel divestment? Is the movement making a difference? How do we positively invest? Writer/researcher Nikki Jones will be reviewing the impact of the divestment movement and looking at the need for more positive investment. There will be a discussion and questions afterwards. Book tickets

FREE Talk: Is Nuclear the Answer?

Should nuclear fill the UK’s energy gap? Does nuclear provide a genuinely low carbon energy supply? How much do safety issues add to the cost? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy will answer the question of why the UK government is intent on a nuclear energy strategy in The Room Above, White Bear, St Michael’s … Continued

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Grassroots Energy Collaboration Workshop

Biofuelwatch is co-ordinating a series of workshops to bring together campaigners against dirty extractive energy and fuel poverty with community renewable energy projects, to identify areas for collaboration and mutual support. Aims of the day are: To facilitate collaboration and networking between grassroots groups and organisations campaigning against different forms of dirty energy and against … Continued

FREE talk: UK Energy, Emissions and Targets

Are UK greenhouse gas emissions still increasing? What’s the future for oil, coal and gas in the UK? Are current government policies compatable with targets? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy, will be giving an overview of UK energy trends in the Room Above, White Bear, St Michael’s Hill, BS2 8BS. She will explain our … Continued

FREE Talk: Global Energy Trends

Who’s got coal, oil and gas and who’s consuming it? Why is there a crisis in the fossil fuel industries? What are the prospects for a green future when fossil fuels are cheap? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy will be giving an overview of trends in fossil fuel production and consumption in The Room … Continued

FREE Talk: The Oil and Gas Industry: A Beginner’s Guide

How much oil do we consume and where does it come from? What are the roles of Saudi Arabia and OPEC? What happened to peak oil? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy, will be giving a beginner’s guide to the oil and gas industry in The Room Above, The White Bear, St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, … Continued

FREE Talk: What is Climate Change?

Is climate change an issue for future generations – or for us? What does ‘two degrees warming’ mean? What did the Paris Agreement achieve? Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy will be giving an overview of the scientific consensus on climate change in The Room Upstairs, White Bear, St Michael’s Hill, BS2 8BS. She will … Continued

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BEN open meeting: Energy Conversations

How do we help to create behaviour, social and political change that will: Support the transition to renewable energy Tackle fuel poverty Improve energy efficiency and reduce energy use? Many approaches have been used to start and deepen energy conversations in the city, including community meals, stalls at events, distributing fliers, practical workshops, campaigns and … Continued

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