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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Free training for community groups

Bristol Energy Network have organised a series of free training sessions for community groups; groups and individuals working on energy projects have priority but they are open for all.   Practical Steps for Building Diverse and Inclusive Groups, Tues 21 February, 6.15-8.45pm Would you like help to make your group representative of the population of Bristol? … Continued

BEN at Lockleaze: The Future

We’re taking part in a community event in Lockleaze on Saturday 4 February 12-4. Lots going on, including: Make your own draught excluder Hear about developments Bike swap and maintenance Make your own solar panel Design future housing Energy bike: what’s your pedal power? Freebies Fun family friendly information and activities at the Hub talking … Continued

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BEN open meeting

Join us to look at priorities for the energy movement in 2017 and to get planning for a year of action! Arrive for 6.30 for food. More info to follow. Register

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Bristol Energy Network AGM

We’ll be back at The Station for our 2016 Annual General Meeting. We’ll be recapping on the year as well as sharing our future plans for the year ahead. Members will also be electing new board members. Followed by food, drinks and social time. Everyone welcome! Date: Tuesday 6 December Time: 6.30pm – 9pm Location: The … Continued

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Discussion: Health Inequalities and Climate Change

An event as part of Bristol Healthy City Week. People on low incomes often use the least energy and are therefore the least responsible for climate change. However, they often pay more for their energy than others and may need to use more energy to heat their homes sufficiently to prevent poor health. How can … Continued

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Workshop: Warm Homes and Well-being

An event held as part of Bristol Healthy City Week. Cold, damp homes can cause or worsen health problems such as asthma, bronchitis, high blood pressure and depression. Measures like insulation and stopping draughts can help to keep your home warm and dry whilst also reducing your heating bills. Come to this workshop to learn … Continued

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Bristol Energy Network open meeting

Bristol Energy Network are working with Knowle West Media Centre for the October 2016 open meeting. During the meeting we’ll be hearing from two different communities that have been active involved in energy. Residents of Knowle West and Easton will share what they have learned about energy issues during the running of energy projects in … Continued

Energy saving workshops in Bishopston, Cotham and Redland

  Fed up with a cold, draughty home? Want to save energy and master practical issues like managing bills, controlling heating, choosing appliances in time for winter? Don’t know where to start an energy saving project that will meet your needs? Come to a taster session to explore how our Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Energy … Continued

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