See below the events which took place during Green Week 2021. Don’t worry if you missed out as many can be viewed on our Green Week You Tube Channel.

Monday 8th March '21

Getting started with Upcycling: Fabric Tote Bag
Time: 10am-2pm
Speaker: Gina Austin (Fab Lab Technical Skills Instructor)
Audience: Anyone

Upcycling is an environmentally friendly solution to reducing waste by taking something old and turning it into something new. It can be done with clothes, furniture, or general household materials which can become bespoke presents for friends and family, or bringing a new lease of life for that old piece of furniture that’s seen better days.

Sessions are either 1-hour long or a 4 hour supported session. The 1-hour sessions are a mixture of demonstrations, general information, example products, finishing with a question and answer session. In the supported sessions, you will be guided through our specific upcycling tutorials, working through each step one at a time allowing you to ask any questions as you go along.  For any session, you can request a 1-2-1 with one of our team afterwards if you have any more questions or want some more specific information.

You can book onto all sessions or just those that are most useful to you:

  • Furniture Renovation (1 hour)
  • Textiles (1 hour)
  • Sustainable face mask (4 hours)
  • Fabric tote bag (4 hours)
  • Pallet garden planter (4 hours)

Book your place here.


The Climate Crisis is Already Here! Panel Discussion
Time: 1pm - 2:30pm
Speakers: WARSOC, WASS, FOP
Audience: Anyone

Warwick University is kicking off Green Week 2021 with the theme 'The Climate Crisis is already here!' How does this coupled with the understanding that this crisis is a capitalist, imperial, racist and sexist crisis, change our organising? Panel discussion with Warwick Anti-Racism Society (WARSOC), Warwick Anti-Sexism Society (WASS) and Friends Of Palestine (FOP).

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 1pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/2NyqQli


Nurturing Nature: University of Warwick & Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Time: 
12pm - 1pm
Speakers: Ian Jelley (Director of Living Landscapes at WWT)
Audience: Anyone

Join staff from the University of Warwick and the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust to find out about projects in the local area. You will hear first about the University’s long term commitment to biodiversity as well as current and future projects on the main and Wellesbourne campuses. Ian Jelley, Director of Living Landscapes at WWT, will then talk about the River Sherbourne scheme, their new 30by30 Vision and other projects.

Register for this event here.


Sustainability 101
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Speaker: David Chapman (Sustainability Champion at Warwick University)
Audience: Anyone

Talk by David Chapman, Sustainability Champion, about some of the many simple ways we can be more sustainable in our daily lives.

Find out about some of the many simple actions most people can take in their daily lives to reduce their personal carbon footprint.
Some may have been obvious to you but some are less obvious or have a bigger effect that you realised.

Book your place here.


Counterintuitive Sustainability
Time:
3pm - 4pm
Speaker:
Mark Bevan
Audience:
Anyone

Which is more sustainable - riding a bike to work or taking the train? Eating soy produced in Brazil or British grown chicken?  Come along to this interactive session held by Coventry University's Mark Bevan, and explore how we may need to rethink the way we look at sustainability.

Register for this event here.


Motivation Monday Education Talk
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Audience: Coventry University Students

Join our CUSU Student Sustainability Champions as they discuss the growing importance of sustainability when it comes to their courses! See from the student perspective the value that learning about sustainability can add to your overall University experience. The talk will be shared on our CUSU Sustainability Facebook from 12pm Monday 8th March and be available to watch again and again thereafter!

Find out more information here.


Coventry & Climate Change: Can Technology Save Us?
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Speakers: Tom Maidment
Audience: Anyone

Join Tom Maidment as he takes us through Coventry's Carbon Emissions and investigates if technology can save us.

Book your place here.

Tuesday 9th March '21

Sustainability and Science: Our Greener lab
Time: 10am - 11am
Speaker: Patrick King and Bethan Grist
Audience: Coventry University students and staff

Science labs have a significant impact on the environment. They use a substantial amount of energy and can produce a lot of waste, both from chemicals and single-use plastics. We are becoming increasingly aware of how we affect the environment in all aspects of our lives. In this talk, we will explore our journey towards sustainability within our lab, our successes, and our plans for a greener future.

Book your place here.


GreenTalk LIVE: Health, well-being and sustainable communities
Time:
11am-12noon
Speakers: Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme, Thrive at Work
Audience: Anyone

Looking after your health and well-being is important all year round, but even more so during the current pandemic restrictions.  We’ve known for some time that the natural environment can reduce stress, lift moods and make us feel better.

In partnership with Thrive at Work, the Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme is hosting a webinar on how the physical benefits from green infrastructure, active travel and green spaces can improve people’s health and well-being.  There will be details on how you can adopt well-being initiatives within your organisation and in your home life, as well as details on active green travel plans from Coventry City Council's transport team.

Thrive at Work will present an overview of their structured approach to workplace health and well-being, ensuring that businesses are aware of the benefits of employee well-being detailing the resources available through their programme to implement initiatives in your own workplaces.

Find out more and register here


10 Tips to Enhance Your (Green) Pitch
Time:
12pm - 1pm
Speaker:
Constantina Katsari (tech entrepreneur)
Audience: 
Students

Join Constantina Katsari as she discusses 10 tips you'll be able to apply to your pitch to make it more impactful to investors. Constantina is a tech entrepreneur who has already set-up several start-ups and is particularly interested in start-ups that want to increase their market traction and raise funding. Other webinars offer by CUE can be found via our Organiser Page

If you are considering starting your own business - or have recently done so, why not check out CUE's website? This is only one of our activities to support prestart and new start businesses. CUE Business Solutions is offering this FREE workshop to you through the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme, the session is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. If you are interested in further support then please get in touch.

Eligibility Criteria:

Prestart: If you have a technology-based business idea and have not yet started a business and you live in the Coventry or Warwickshire region.

New Business: If you have a technology-based business idea and have registered your business with HRMC or Companies House less than 12 months ago and are operating out of the Coventry or Warwickshire region.

Places are limited, so make sure you book yours now.


How can you decide whether a company is really green or just covered in greenwash? Live Webinar
Time: 11am - 12pm
Speaker: Gideon Howell - Associate Head (Enterprise & Commercial) School of Energy Construction and Environment, Coventry University
Audience: Anyone

Greenwashing is an attempt to capitalize on the growing demand for environmentally sound products, whether that means they are more natural, healthier, free of chemicals, recyclable, or less wasteful of natural resources. During this webinar, we will be looking at how to identify a company is genuinely green or is just providing misleading information about how their products are more environmentally sound.

Join us on Zoom here.


Warwick Citizens Jury: Giving a voice on climate change to local people
Time:
12pm - 1pm
Speaker: Dave Barber
AudienceAnyone

We will be joined by Dave Barber, Planning Policy Manager at Warwick District Council to learn of the journey Warwick District Council took from declaring their climate emergency to creating their Citizen Jury and some of the recommendations that have come from the process.
There will be time for Q&A and discussion at the end.

Register for this event here.


Green Careers in the 21st Century
Time:
12:30pm - 2pm
Speaker:
Dr Ben Vivian 
Audience:
Anyone

Join This lunchtime discussion with:
Dr Ben Vivian Course Director MSC Sustainability and Environmental Management at Coventry University  and Special guests:
Martin Baxter (Director of Policy and External Affairs, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment)
Lucy Davies – former CU MSc graduate now a Senior Sustainability Consultant with WSP

Register for this event here.


The Climate Crisis: A Feminist Issue. Joint event for Int. Women's & Green Week
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Speakers: Eseosa, Kimia (SU Environment & Ethics Officers), Amara (SU Womens' Officer) and Warwick Anti-Sexism Society
Audience: Anyone

This is a collaborative event for Green Week 2021 and International Women's Week 2021. The climate crisis has arrived and it is women and young girls in the global south who are bearing the brunt of it. Come along to learn more and what feminists are doing about it.

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 1pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/2M3VPp4


Sustainable Pensions
Time: 
2pm - 3pm
Speaker: Toyosi Lewis (Timelineapp Tech Limited)
Audience: Anyone

The session would look at sustainable pensions and how these are becoming more common in retail investment funds. It will consider the growing impact of ESG as a style of investing in pensions and why firms like this idea.

You can register for this session here.


Become a Staff Sustainability Champion
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: Joanne Sharma (Sustainability Advisor)
Audience: Coventry University Staff

Are you a Coventry University staff member who is interested in sustainability and the environment
Come along to this meeting to:
-Meet the Environment Team
-Find out about our role what is happening across the University
-How you can support Coventry University to become more sustainable
-Share ideas

Register in advance here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Sustainability Careers Talk
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Speaker: Bodrun Nahar (Employability and Placement Manager)
Anyone: Coventry and Warwick University Students

Join this talk on how students can get into the sustainability sector and how, even if this is not a career path you might wish to pursue, how you might do your bit from within your chosen career.

Book your place here.


Climate Reality: #WeAreGreen?
Time: 5pm - 6pm
Speakers: David Chapman (Sustainability Champion at Warwick University)
Audience: Anyone

Climate Reality Leader, David Chapman, presents the Climate Reality presentation looking at the climate emergency and actions we are taking.
Having received training with Al Gore in Berlin in 2018, David has spent nearly a decade in the field of sustainability. This presentation looks at how many impacts of climate change are interlocked and what we, as humanity, are doing to fight it.

To attend this event please book your space here.


Sustainable periods pad making event
Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
Speakers: Amara (SU Womens' Officer) and Red Tent
Audience: Warwick University Students

Spaces for this event are limited to 20 so sign up now!

Periods are not fun for all those who have them but let’s have fun making sustainable pads together. We will post the first 20 people to sign up for all the materials they will require (UK addresses only). All you need to bring is yourself and maybe a glass of wine.

This event has a limited capacity of 20. Please provide your address and student ID number and full name when you sign up. The event will close once all 20 places have been taken up,

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 6pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3jYrVPq


Tasty Tuesday Netflix Party
Time: 
7pm
Audience: Anyone

Take some time to unwind in the evening by coming along to our Netflix Teleparty! Get involved in the fun as we watch the phenomenal 'Kiss the Ground' Netflix film together that will make you think twice about modern-day agriculture. We look forward to seeing you there!

You can find out more here.


Cycling in a Medieval Town: A Simon Munk presentation
Time:
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Speaker: Simon Munk (London Cycling Campaign)
Audience: Anyone

Simon Munkis an Infrastructure Campaigner from London Cycling Campaign who helped develop the internationally-lauded Waltham Forest mini-Holland schemes. In this talk about cycling in Warwick, Simon will discuss:

- Political will - what it looks and feels like, how to get it
- New DfT guidance and funding streams - Gear Change, LTN 1/20, the government finally getting risks of climate, dirty air, inactivity etc. and need to act
- Temporary schemes - what can be achieved and how fast
- What good cycling looks like and what it doesn’t look like – the need for campaigns to be bold, but also constructive
- How to achieve stuff in narrow streets and congested medieval centres

You can find out more and book your free place on Eventbrite here. Attendance is limited so book now.


XR Heading for Extinction
Time: 
7:30 - 8:30
Speaker: Extinction Rebellion
Audience: Anyone

THIS TALK WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
We will take a walk through the science of the climate and ecological emergency to understand the enormity of the situation we are in
Then we will introduce Extinction Rebellion’s approach to bringing about the change we need.
This talk is a recommended introduction to the most pressing issue facing every human on the planet.
Bring a friend and a cup of tea for this 1-hour event

Register your interest here.

Wednesday 10th March '21

The Climate Crisis is a Crisis of Capitalism
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Speaker: Tomi Amole (student activist and WARSOC organisation
Audience: Anyone

A discussion on capitalism's tendency towards ecological destruction and the current and future effect of capitalist/imperialist driven climate change on black and brown people in the Global South

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 1pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3s0npCQ


Severn Trent - Using Water Wisley
Time: 
1pm - 2pm
Speaker: Beth Parker (Education Officer)
Audience: 
Anyone

An overview of Severn Trent, how water is treated, how to use water more efficiently, how wastewater is cleaned up, the challenge of water scarcity, blockages and future developments. The session includes two videos, an interactive session and a time for Q&A. Details of which water-saving gadgets are available and how to get them will be covered.

Access the live stream link here.


Carbon Literacy Program - taster session
Time:
2pm - 3pm
Speaker: Selina Fletcher (Head of Sustainability) and Ellie Rathbone (Energy Data Assistant)
Audience: Coventry University students and staff

The carbon literacy programme is designed for staff and students to gain an understanding of climate change and how this impacts us all. The programme will run in April and this session gives a taster on what to expect and also how staff may use this in teaching.

Access this session here.


Wellbeing Wednesday Walk and Talk
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Speakers: Favour Sanusi and Will Garnett
Audience: Anyone

Join Favour and Will for the Green Week Walk & Talk Wednesday Special! They will be talking about the often missed link between sustainability and wellbeing as well as some of the wider benefits of getting involved in the BRIT2021 Challenge. Catch them at 4pm on Wednesday 10th March when the video will be shared on the Sport Coventry YouTube Channel!


 


Creating Sustainable Change - Motivational Interviewing
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Speaker: Vince Schutt (Enviromentum)
Audience: Anyone

Motivational Interviewing is a non-confrontational approach to communication with the focus on building repertoire and enacting tangible change.

This workshop aims to introduce the concepts of MI and apply them to implementing climate change policies at local government levels and include interactive group activities to test your new motivational interviewing abilities!

You register for this event here.


Warwick District Council: Climate Emergency
Time:
5pm-6pm
Speaker:
Dave Barber
Audience: 
Anyone

We are joined by Dave Barber, Planning Policy Manager at Warwick District Council, as he walks us through all the amazing work that as been going on in the Warwick District Council region ovwer the past 12 months since a Climate Emergency was declared.
There will be time for Q&A.

This event will be hosted via Microsoft Team. Register your interest here.


Film night: This Changes Everything
Time: 
6:45pm - 9pm
Audience: Anyone

In this documentary, Naomi Klein takes us to seven communities around the world highlighting not just the effects of the climate crisis but also the way people are resisting big businesses, governments and corporations to demand a cleaner, more sustainable world.

Join us at https://bit.ly/3pNleRI


Coventry Green New Deal Hustings
Time:
7 pm - 8:15 pm
Audience: Coventry residents

Join the candidates of the West Midlands Mayoral Election and Chair as they take questions and discuss their plans to tackle the climate emergency.
This is your chance to ask questions directly about climate change and the environment in the West Midlands.
#WMMayorClimateHustings

Candidates
Steve Caudwell: Green Party, Group Leader Solihull Borough Council
Jenny Wilkinson: Liberal-Democrats, chartered accountant at KPMG.
Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP: Labour MP for Hodge Hill
Andy Street: Conservative Party, Mayor of West Midlands 2017-2021
Ashvir Sangha: Independent Candidate, Founder of Luna Academy
Tim Weller: Independant Candidate

Book your place here.

Thursday 11th March '21

Virtual Repair Café
Time: 10am - 2pm (virtual drop in throughout the day)
Speakes: Helen Lewis (Fablab Manager), FabLab Technical Skills Instructors:
Gina Austin, Kevin Taylor, Jack Shuttleworth, Adam Wicketts
Audience:
Anyone

Repair Cafés offer you the ability to learn how to fix toys or furniture that have broken or are in need of repair. This virtual repair café will provide live video support to find out the problem with your item and support you through making the repair yourself. It will be run throughout the entire day and you can drop-in at any time

When you do so, the team will ask you questions about your item to match you up with one of the Fab team to support you in your repair journey. Once matched with our team, they will work with you to try to repair your item. Whilst we can’t guarantee that we can help to fix everything, we will do our best to support you to try and get your item back in working order.

Book your place here.


Fuel poverty and energy saving
Time: 11am - 12 am
Speaker: Sandra Newey and Amanda Munro
Audience: Anyone

A session by Act on Energy that provides an interactive discussion on:

  • What is Fuel Poverty
  • How you can save money on your energy bills hence cutting down your carbon footprint and helping the environment.

Act on Energy is a charity which has been working in this sector for over 20 years. We help people in Coventry and Warwickshire to cut their energy bills and support them with applying for grants for insulation and heating measures.

To attend join the Zoom Meeting (link below) at 11am using this Meeting ID: 982 5001 2813 and Passcode: 677519

https://zoom.us/j/98250012813?pwd=ekFKdUZMam9GNzhza2VZSEg1ZUZaQT09

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Angela Eason: angela@actonenergy.org.uk


Coventry City Council: What does a Green City look like?
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Speaker: Bret Willers (Head of Climate Change & Sustainability at Coventry City Council)
Audience: Anyone

Join Bret Willers, Head of Climate Change & Sustainability at Coventry City Council to discover some of the many projects happening in Coventry right now and hopefully a glimpse at the work to come.
There will be time for Q&A.

This event will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. Click here to learn more.


Climate Reality: #WeAreGreen?
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Speaker: David Chapman (Sustainability Champion at Warwick University)
Audience: Anyone

Climate Reality Leader, David Chapman, presents the Climate Reality presentation looking at the climate emergency and actions we are taking. Having received training with Al Gore in Berlin in 2018, David has spent nearly a decade in the field of sustainability. This presentation looks at how many impacts of climate change are interlocked and what we, as humanity, are doing to fight it.

Book your place here.


Climate Change: More Black Than White
Time: 
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Speakers: Warwick SU Ethnic Minorities Officers and Warwick Anti-Racism Society (WARSOC)
Audience: Anyone

BIPOC and marginalised communities are the most impacted by climate change. In this event we’ll showcase the Climate crisis as a racist crisis, highlighting the Global South as today they suffer from a climate crisis they had little hand in creating.

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3dmt8i9


Cycling UK - Commuter Webinar
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Speakers: Alexander Appleyard-Keeling Cycling Development Officer - West Midlands, Cycling UK with guest speaker Adam Tranter -Bicycle Mayor for Coventry
Audience: Warwick Univeristy and Coventry University staff and students

This webinar will help people get in the saddle and on the road to safely commuting to work. Find out the benefits as well as the best way to approach your ride.
Introduction by guest speaker: Adam Tranter- Bicycle Mayor for Coventry.

Coventry staff and students attend here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3701460128778508300?source=cov

Warwick staff and students attend here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3701460128778508300?source=war


The Environmental Impact of Fast Fashion
Time: 
5pm - 6pm
Speakers: Fast Fashion Mobilisation
Audience: Anyone

Join us and Fast Fashion Mobilisation for an interactive talk as we think about the social and environmental impact of fast fashion, from its production to disposal. We’re taking a look at the structural issues that underpin this social and environmental harm plus, considering what our role is within these systems and then asking how we can work to change them.

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 5pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/2NvyO


Warwick Sustainability Summit
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Speaker: David Chapman (Sustainability Champion at Warwick University)
Audience: Anyone

We will have updates of actions the university has taken towards tackling the Climate Emergency and well as talks from staff, students and keynote.
More information to be announced...

This event is open to all staff, student and the general public. Book your place here.


The Artist's Role in the Journey to COP26 with Season for Change
Time: 
5:30pm
Speaker: Amanda Roberts, Green Futures Programme Manager for Coventry City of Culture, Lucy Neal, Salome Wagaine and Chris Fremantle
Audience: Anyone

As part of the Green Futures Programme for Coventry City of Culture we take a look at the artists role in the Journey to COP26 and climate change. As we look towards a year long programme of artistic and cultural activity designed to engage both residents and visitors with Coventry’s natural heritage and “hidden nature” we discuss how we can use arts and culture as a vehicle for change and legacy. Amanda Roberts, Green Futures Programme Manager for Coventry City of Culture, talks to Lucy Neal, Salome Wagaine and Chris Fremantle as part of Green Week 2021.

Season for a UK-wide cultural programme inspiring urgent and inclusive action on climate change.
Season for Change aims to mobilise creatives and cultural organisations to put climate action at the heart of their practice and programming, and platform voices that are historically excluded from the climate conversation. Ahead of COP26 – the UN’s climate negotiations hosted by the UK in November 2021 – Season for Change aims to showcase the leadership of the cultural sector on the biggest issue of our time.

Book your tickets here.

Friday 12th March '21

Giki: Your First Step to a Sustainable Lifestyle
Time: 
12pm - 12:30pm
Speaker: Jo Hand
Audience: Anyone

Giki web app is run by Jo Hand and her partner with support from professionals and researchers in the sustainability field. Giki is supporting more and more people to take steps to cutting down on their personal carbon emissions by through gamification
.
Come along to find out:
-how it works
-what the target emissions for each individual is
-what your emissions stand at currently
-most importantly, how you can get involved and use it to cut your own emission to help protect our planet.

Register your interest here.


Sustainability 102: The Next Steps
Time:
1pm - 2pm
Speaker: David Chapman (Sustainability Champion, Warwick University)
Audience: Anyone

Having changed some or many of the simple things you can change to become more sustainable, what are the next things to think about?

Talk by David Chapman, Sustainability Champion, continuing from the Sustainability 101 talk on Monday for those people who have done some or many of the simple changes in their lives to reduce their carbon footprint. But now are looking for those next steps that might seem a little harder or more complicated that will change systems beyond your day to day living.

Book your tickets here.


Getting started with Upcycling: Furniture Renovation
Time: 1pm-2pm

Upcycling is an environmentally friendly solution to reducing waste by taking something old and turning it into something new. It can be done with clothes, furniture, or general household materials which can become bespoke presents for friends and family, or bringing a new lease of life for that old piece of furniture that’s seen better days.

Sessions are either 1-hour long or a 4 hour supported session. The 1-hour sessions are a mixture of demonstrations, general information, example products, finishing with a question and answer session. In the supported sessions, you will be guided through our specific upcycling tutorials, working through each step one at a time allowing you to ask any questions as you go along.  For any session, you can request a 1-2-1 with one of our team afterwards if you have any more questions or want some more specific information.

You can book onto all sessions or just those that are most useful to you:

  • Furniture Renovation (1 hour)
  • Textiles (1 hour)
  • Sustainable face mask (4 hours)
  • Fabric tote bag (4 hours)
  • Pallet garden planter (4 hours)

Book your place here.


Divesting: Where is our money, and what can we do about it?
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Speaker: Invest for Change, Climate Reality, and Warwick Greens
Audience: Anyone

Join us for this collaboration with Invest for Change. We’re talking all things divestment with our panel and asking how we can challenge our university to take positive action for environmental and social justice solutions.

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 2pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3dnzkXu


SDGs and a cup of tea
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Speaker: Selina Fletcher (Head of Sustainability)
Audience: Anyone

The SDGs provide a plan of action for people, the planet and prosperity. This extends to how we protect the planet, our resources, reduce inequality and provide sustainable economic growth. Join us for a discussion on the SDGs ... and a summing up of Green Week 2021.

Register for this event here.


Transforming Smart Sustainable City Strategies into Performance Evaluation Systems
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Speakers: Ellie Sadanoglu (Lecturer in Strategy and Operations Management, Coventry University London)
Audience: Anyone

A presentation about sustainable cities. Book your place here.


Engineers Without Borders
Time:
5pm - 6pm
Speakers:
Mathieu Blondeel and David Elmes
Audience: 
Anyone

Join Warwick Engineers Without Borders and special guests Mathieu Blondeel and David Elmes from Warwick Business School as they look into the issue of moving towards global sustainable energies, specifically looking at the ownership of the energy transition. Come and join the discussion.

Book your place here.

Saturday 13th March '21

Brexit and the Environment - Climate of Change
Time:
10:30am
Speaker: Emilien Gasc (Climate & Environment Officer at the Delegation of the European Union to the UK)
Audience: Anyone

Join our talk on the EU's Green Deal, the EU's new climate objectives in the run-up to COP26, and an overview of what the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the EU and the UK includes on climate and the environment. We will also be joined by Natalie Bennett, Green Party peer, who will be talking about the UK's Environment Bill, the political risks posed by Brexit, and the opportunities for the future.

Register for this event here.


Coventry and Warwickshire Community Climate Summit
Time:
1pm - 4pm
Audience: 
Anyone

As individuals, there is a lot we can do to tackle climate change and support together to do the same, but we must not forget that we must also make it a just transition for all and people are able to move towards a greener future faster than others.

During this event, we wish to showcase some of the many fantastic groups in the area who dedicate themselves to positive change. Who are they? what do they do? how do YOU get involved?

Book your place here.


BP Off-Campus Panel Discussion
Time:
2pm - 3pm
Speakers: People and Planet, Warwick University lecturers
Audience: Anyone

A panel discussion with special guest speakers. We’re uncovering BP’s colonial legacies, its history of greenwashing and the presence of its archives on our campus.

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 2pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/2N7k4Dr

Sunday 14th March '21

Sustainable Switch Sunday Talk
Time: 12pm
Speakers: Charlie (Zero store), Claire (Reyousable)
Audience: Anyone

To round up Green Week, we reached out to local sustainable brands to learn more about what they do as well as get their top tips for students! Catch the video on our CUSU Sustainability Facebook from 12pm Sunday 14th March where you can watch again and again thereafter!

You can find out more here.


Coventry Climate Change 2021: Green Assembly
Time:
2pm - 4pm
Audience: Anyone

Join a workshop with your fellow citizens from the local Coventry and Warwickshire area to map out some of the opportunities individuals and communities have to tackle climate change.  People attending the assembly will be free to contribute, listen to others, and be empowered to act and initiate / effect change.

Please note: this event will take place via Zoom. Book your place here.


A Green hangout
Time: 
4pm - 5pm
Audience: Anyone

The last event of the week - join us Warwick University as they curate a safe, chill, open space. We’ll reminisce over the week of events, share resources, materials and our favourite books. This event will take place via Microsoft Teams. Join in the discussion from 4pm by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3rV0Sr8

Green Week+ (Events the weeks before/after Green Week)

Events coming soon..

We’d love to hear all your thoughts and experiences on Green Week. Let us know what you want to see us do next year and contact us @CovUniSust or @WarwickUniSust.