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Rugby Climate Summit to be held 18 September

September 10, 2021 6:51 PM
By Rugby Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat Local Action for our Environment (LGA / GLD)A summit to address the causes of climate change and its impacts on Rugby is to be held later this month.

The summit will explore some of the themes highlighted in the recent Rugby Climate Survey, and will also update participants on some of the steps being taken to lead the borough to a low carbon future.

The Rugby Climate Summit - the first cross-sector initiative in the borough's response to the climate emergency - will take place on Saturday 18 September, from 10am to 1pm. The summit will be hosted by Rugby Borough Council, and will be held online to allow greater participation and reduce Covid-19 risks.

The draft agenda for the summit includes speakers from HERU, looking at waste reduction and energy creation; Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, on biodiversity; Transition Town Rugby, who will bring a community perspective; and a speaker on sustainable transport.

The Rugby Climate Summit is free to attend. Residents, businesses and community organisations can register at www.rugby.gov.uk/ClimateSummit.